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crowdnoun [+ sing/pl verb]

uk   us   /kraʊd/
A2 [C] a ​largegroup 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 ​similarinterests: She goes around with a ​friendly crowd. "Who was there?" "Oh, the ​usual crowd."

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crowdverb [T]

uk   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 ​largegroup of ​people who have ​gathered together: A crowd ​formedoutside the ​club. Crowds of ​peoplewatched 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 ​similarinterests: the ​art/​theater crowd

crowdverb [I/T]

 us   /krɑʊd/
(of ​people) to ​fill a ​place: [T] Streetvendorscrowded the ​sidewalks. [I] As ​soon as he ​appeared, ​reporterscrowded around him. If you crowd someone, you make the ​personuncomfortable 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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