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English definition of “cloud”

cloud

verb     /klaʊd/
[I or T] If something transparent clouds, or if something clouds it, it becomes difficult to see through.Clouds, dew, fog and steam C2 [T] to make someone confused, or make something more difficult to understand: When it came to explaining the lipstick on his collar, he found that drink had clouded (= confused) his memory.Puzzle and confuseDifficult to understand
(Definition of cloud verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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