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English definition of “cry out”

cry out

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with cry   /kraɪ/ us  
C2 to shout or make a loud noise because you are frightened, hurt, etc.: She cried out in pain as the bullet grazed her shoulder.Shouting and screaming
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