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English definition of “sign”


noun [C]     /saɪn/
PROOF B1 something that shows that something is happening : Flowers are the first sign of Spring . [+ (that)] It's a sign that things are improving . Staff are showing signs of strain .Showing and demonstrating
NOTICE A2 a symbol or message in a public place that gives information or instructions : a road sign a ' no-smoking ' signInformation and messages
SYMBOL B2 a symbol that has a particular meaning : a dollar / pound sign the sign of the cross Signs, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbols
MOVEMENT B1 a movement you make to give someone information or tell them what to do → See also star signGestures and gesturing in general
(Definition of sign noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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