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"rouse" in British English

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rouseverb [T]

uk   us   /raʊz/
to ​wake someone up or make someone more ​active or ​excited: He roused himself (from a ​pleasantdaydream) and got back to ​work. The ​speakerattempted to rouse the ​crowd with a ​cry for ​action.
(Definition of rouse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rouse" in American English

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rouseverb [T]

 us   /rɑʊz/
to ​wake someone or make someone more ​active or ​excited: She roused him from his ​sleep.
(Definition of rouse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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