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loudadjective, adverb

uk   us   /laʊd/
A2 making a lot of noise: a loud explosion/noise/voice I heard a loud bang and then saw black smoke. Could you speak a little louder, please?
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loudadjective

uk   us   /laʊd/ disapproving
(of clothes) having unpleasantly bright colours or too strong patterns, or (of a person) demanding attention and talking and laughing loudly: You shouldn't wear anything too loud to a job interview. The men at the bar were loud and obnoxious.
loudness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Differences in loudness are measured in decibels.
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