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gaze

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /ɡeɪz/ us  
B2 to look at something or someone for a long time, especially in surprise or admiration, or because you are thinking about something else: Annette gazed admiringly at Warren as he spoke. He spends hours gazing out of the window when he should be working.
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gaze

noun [S] uk   /ɡeɪz/ us  
C2 a long look, usually of a particular kind: a steady gaze an innocent/admiring gaze literary As I looked out, my gaze fell on a small child by the road.
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