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English definition of “cry”

cry

noun (SHOUT)    /kraɪ/
B1 [C] a loud, high sound that expresses an emotion: a cry of despairSounds made by humans with their mouths B1 [C] a shout made to attract people's attention: They were wakened by cries of "Fire!" from the next room.Shouting and screaming C2 [C] the noise that a bird or animal makes: an eagle's cryAnimal (non-human) sounds
(Definition of cry noun (SHOUT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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