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cue

noun [C] uk   /kjuː/ us  

cue noun [C] (SIGNAL)

a word or action in a play or film that is used as a signal by a performer to begin saying or doing something a signal for someone to do something: [+ to infinitive] They started washing up, so that was our cue to leave the party.on cue If something happens on cue, it happens just after someone has said or thought it would happen: I was just wondering where Sarah was, when, right on cue, she came in.take your cue from sb to take notice of someone's words or behaviour so that you know what you should do: She watched his lips carefully and took her cue from him.

cue noun [C] (STICK)

a long, thin wooden pole with a small piece of leather at one end, used for hitting the ball in games such as billiards or snooker

cue

verb [T] uk   /kjuː/ ( present participle cueing, past tense and past participle cued) ( also cue in) us  
to give someone a signal to do something: With a nod of his head, the drummer cued the lead singer in.
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