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verb [I] uk   /ˈlɔɪ.tər/ us    /-t̬ɚ/
to move slowly around or stand in a public place without an obvious reason: A gang of youths were loitering outside the cinema. to go slowly, stopping often: Come straight home and don't loiter, Alan.
noun [C] uk   /r/ us    //
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