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adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈkraɪ.ɪŋ/
very serious and needing urgent attention: There's a crying need for a better education system.


noun [U] uk   us   /ˈkraɪ.ɪŋ/
the act of crying, or the sound of someone crying: She could hear crying coming from the next room.
Translations of “crying”
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴重的,迫切的,急需注意的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严重的,迫切的,急需注意的…
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