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English definition of “signal”

signal

verb [T]     /ˈsɪɡnəl/ ( UK -ll-, US -l-)
to show that something is going to happen or that you are going to do something: Drops in sales signal a tough year ahead.signal that It recently signalled that it would not stand in the way of a takeover bid.
(Definition of signal verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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