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Meaning of “cue” - Learner’s Dictionary

cue

noun     /kjuː/
ACTION/EVENT [C]
an action or event that is a sign that something should happen: The final goal was the cue for celebration.Signs, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbols
SIGNAL [C]
a signal that tells someone to start speaking or doing something when acting in a play, film, etcSigns, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbolsProduction, direction and recording
on cue
If something happens on cue, it happens at exactly the right time: Then, right on cue, Andrew appeared at the door.At the right time
take your cue from sb/sth
to copy what someone else does: I took my cue from the others and left.Copying and copiesForgery
STICK [C]
a long, straight stick used to hit the balls in games like snooker (= a game played with small coloured balls on a table) Target sports
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