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Definition of clamor verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (clamour) verb
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they clamor ()clamour he / she / it clamors ()clamours past simple clamored ()clamoured -ing form clamoring ()clamouring
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] to demand something loudly clamor (for something) People began to clamor for his resignation. clamor to do something Everyone was clamoring to know how much they would get. + speech “Play with us!” the children clamored.
  2. 2[intransitive] (of many people) to shout loudly, especially in a confused way A crowd of reporters clamored around the car.

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