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gazeverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /ɡeɪz/  us   /ɡeɪz/
B2 to ​look at something or someone for a ​longtime, ​especially in ​surprise or ​admiration, or because you are ​thinking about something ​else: Annette gazed ​admiringly at Warren as he ​spoke. He ​spendshours gazing out of the ​window when he should be ​working.

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gazenoun [S]

uk   /ɡeɪz/  us   /ɡeɪz/
C2 a ​longlook, usually of a ​particularkind: a steady gaze an ​innocent/admiring gazeliterary As I ​looked out, my gaze ​fell on a ​smallchild by the ​road.

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gazeverb [I]

 us   /ɡeɪz/
to ​look at something or someone for a ​longtime, esp. in ​surprise, ​admiration, or because you are ​thinking about something ​else: He ​spendshours gazing out of the ​window when he should be ​working.
gaze
noun [U]  us   /ɡeɪz/
I ​felt his gaze on me as I ​walked out the ​door.
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