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crowd

noun [+ sing/pl verb] uk   /kraʊd/ us  
A2 [C] a large group of people who have come together: A crowd of about 15,000 attended the concert. [S] informal a group of friends or a group of people with similar interests: She goes around with a friendly crowd. "Who was there?" "Oh, the usual crowd."
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verb [T] uk   /kraʊd/ informal us  
to make someone feel uncomfortable by standing too close to them or by watching them all the time: I need some time to do this work properly, so don't crowd me.
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