carol Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"carol" in British English

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carolnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkær.əl/  us   /ˈker-/
a ​happy or ​religioussong, usually one ​sung at ​Christmas: a carol ​concert "Silent Night" is my ​favourite (​Christmas) carol.

carolverb [I]

uk   /ˈkær.əl/  us   /ˈker-/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to ​singsongs, ​especially carols, in a ​loud and ​happy way
(Definition of carol from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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carolnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkær·əl/

carolverb [I]

 us   /ˈkær·əl/ (-l-, -ll-)
to ​sing carols, esp. by going from ​house to ​house: We went caroling in the ​neighborhood.
(Definition of carol from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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