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English definition of “sign”

sign

noun [C] (SHOWING)    /saɪn/
B1 something showing that something else exists or might happen or exist in the future : His inability to handle the situation is a sure sign of weakness . [+ that] The fact that he's eating more is a sign that he's feeling better . I've searched for my hat , but there's no sign of it anywhere (= I can't find it). There was no sign of life in the building (= there seemed to be no one in it). Billy's work at school has shown signs of improvement this year . There is every sign that/All the signs are that the worst is over. → See also signal nounShowing and demonstrating
(Definition of sign noun (SHOWING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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