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beepverb

uk   /biːp/ us   /biːp/
[I or T] (to cause) to make a short, loud sound: The cab driver beeped (his horn) impatiently at the cyclist. I don't like those watches that keep beeping every hour.
[T] US UK bleep to call someone, for example a doctor, by sending a signal to a beeper that they carry
beep
noun [C] uk   us  
a short, loud sound: The voice on the answering machine said "Please leave a message after the beep".
(Definition of beep from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"beep" in American English

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beep

us   /bip/
[I/T] to make a high, brief, mechanical sound or series of sounds, or cause a device to make such a sound: [I] The computer started beeping, so I knew something was wrong.
beep
noun [C] us   /bip/
The recording told me to leave a message after the beep.
(Definition of beep from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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