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sob

verb [I] uk   /sɒb/ us    /sɑːb/ (-bb-)
B2 to cry noisily, taking in deep breaths: I found her sobbing in the bedroom because she'd broken her favourite doll. You're not going to help matters by lying there sobbing!

sob

noun [C] uk   /sɒb/ us    /sɑːb/
an act or sound of sobbing: I could hear her sobs from the next room.
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