Meaning of “outcry” in the English Dictionary

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"outcry" in British English

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outcrynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈaʊt.kraɪ/ us /ˈaʊt.kraɪ/

a strong expression 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 strong expression of public anger and disapproval:

Plans to tear down the old courthouse led 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 /ˈaʊtkraɪ/ us

STOCK MARKET, FINANCE →  open outcry

(Definition of “outcry” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)