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Definition of cluster verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cluster

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈklʌstə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈklʌstər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cluster
BrE BrE//ˈklʌstə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈklʌstər//
 
he / she / it clusters
BrE BrE//ˈklʌstəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈklʌstərz//
 
past simple clustered
BrE BrE//ˈklʌstəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈklʌstərd//
 
past participle clustered
BrE BrE//ˈklʌstəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈklʌstərd//
 
-ing form clustering
BrE BrE//ˈklʌstərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈklʌstərɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] to come together in a small group or groups cluster together The children clustered together in the corner of the room. cluster around/round somebody/something The doctors clustered anxiously around his bed. Word Origin Old English clyster; probably related to clot.Extra examples Thatched cottages cluster round the harbour. The children clustered around their teacher. The group clustered together closely. Guests clustered at tables scattered around the hotel’s bar.
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