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

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cryingadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈkraɪ.ɪŋ/
very ​serious and ​needingurgentattention: There's a crying need for a ​bettereducationsystem.

cryingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈkraɪ.ɪŋ/
the ​act of crying, or the ​sound of someone crying: She could ​hear crying coming from the next ​room.
(Definition of crying from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"crying" in American English

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cryingadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈkrɑɪ·ɪŋ/
very ​serious and ​needingurgentattention: There’s a crying need for ​betterschools.
(Definition of crying from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crying”
in Chinese (Simplified) 严重的,迫切的,急需注意的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴重的,迫切的,急需注意的…
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