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sound

noun
 
 
/saʊnd/
A2 [C, U] something that you hear or that can be heard: I could hear the sounds of the city through the open window. She stood completely still, not making a sound. Can you turn the sound up (= make a radio, television, etc louder)?Sound and its properties
the sound of sth informal how something seems to be, from what you have been told or heard: I like the sound of the beef in red wine sauce. He's really enjoying college, by the sound of it.Sound and its properties
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