Meaning of “crowded” in the English Dictionary

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"crowded" in British English

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crowdedadjective

uk /ˈkraʊ.dɪd/ us /ˈkraʊ.dɪd/

A2 If a place is crowded, it is full of people:

By ten o'clock the bar was crowded.

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  • As Christmas gets closer, the shops get more and more crowded.
  • As Christmas draws nearer, the shops start to get unbearably crowded.
  • Chen gave her a nod of recognition across the crowded room.
  • A few kilometres from the crowded beaches of Spain's Mediterranean coast, many once-thriving villages stand deserted and in ruins.
  • Don't go there in the peak season - it'll be hot and crowded.

(Definition of “crowded” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"crowded" in American English

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crowdedadjective

us /ˈkrɑʊ·dɪd/

full of people:

It’s a popular and often crowded place.

(Definition of “crowded” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)