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English definition of “gesture”

gesture

verb [I]     /ˈdʒes.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
C2 to use a gesture to express or emphasize something: When he asked where the children were, she gestured vaguely in the direction of the beach. He made no answer but walked on, gesturing for me to follow.Gestures and gesturing in general
(Definition of gesture verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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