Definition of stir noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    stir

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    noun
    NAmE//stər//
     
     
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  1. 1[singular] excitement, anger, or shock that is felt by a number of people synonym commotion Her resignation caused quite a stir.
  2. 2[countable, usually singular] the action of stirring something Could you give the rice a stir?
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