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crowdnoun [+ sing/pl verb]

uk   /kraʊd/  us   /kraʊd/
A2 [C] a large group of people who have come together: A crowd of about 15,000 attended the concert.
[S] informal a group of friends or a group of people with similar interests: She goes around with a friendly crowd. "Who was there?" "Oh, the usual crowd."

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crowdverb [T]

uk   /kraʊd/  us   /kraʊd/ informal
(Definition of crowd from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crowdnoun [C]

 us   /krɑʊd/
a large group of people who have gathered together: A crowd formed outside the club. Crowds of people watched the fireworks.
infml A crowd is also a group of friends: I don’t know many people in Edsel’s crowd.
A crowd is also a group of people with similar interests: the art/theater crowd

crowdverb [I/T]

 us   /krɑʊd/
(of people) to fill a place: [T] Street vendors crowded the sidewalks. [I] As soon as he appeared, reporters crowded around him.
If you crowd someone, you make the person uncomfortable by standing too close: [T] Don’t crowd me!
If people crowd into a place, they fill it completely: [I] Commuters crowded into the train.
(Definition of crowd from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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