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Meaning of “outcry” in the English Dictionary

"outcry" in British English

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outcrynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈaʊt.kraɪ/
a ​strongexpression of ​anger and ​disapproval about something, made by a ​group of ​people or by the ​public: The ​release from ​prison of two of the ​terrorists has ​provoked a public outcry.
(Definition of outcry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"outcry" in American English

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outcrynoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑʊtˌkrɑɪ/
a ​strongexpression of ​publicanger and ​disapproval: Plans to ​tear down the ​oldcourthouseled to a ​public outcry.
(Definition of outcry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"outcry" in Business English

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outcrynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈaʊtkraɪ/
STOCK MARKET, FINANCE →  open outcry
(Definition of outcry from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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