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English definition of “stirring”

stirring

noun [C]     /ˈstɜː.rɪŋ/ US  /ˈstɝː.ɪŋ/
the beginning of something, such as an emotion or thought : She felt a faint stirring of envy when she heard that one of her colleagues had been promoted .Starting and beginningStarting again
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