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"coo" in British English

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cooverb [I]

uk   /kuː/  us   /kuː/ (present participle cooing, past tense and past participle cooed)
When birds such as doves and pigeons coo, they make a low soft sound.
to speak in a soft, gentle, or loving way: The baby lay in his cot, cooing and gurgling. It's sickening the way she coos over those cats of hers. [+ speech] "How wonderful to see you again, darling," she cooed.
(Definition of coo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"coo" in American English

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cooverb [I]

 us   /ku/ (present tense coos, present participle cooing, past tense and past participle cooed)
(esp. of some birds, such as pigeons) to make a low, soft call, or (of people) to speak in a soft, gentle way: My baby gazed back at me and cooed.
(Definition of coo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"COO" in Business English

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COOnoun [C]

uk   us  
WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT abbreviation for chief operating officer
(Definition of COO from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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