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verb [intransitive/transitive] beckon pronunciation in American English /ˈbekən/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybeckon
he/she/itbeckons
present participlebeckoning
past tensebeckoned
past participlebeckoned
  1. 1
    to signal to someone to come toward you
    beckon to: He beckoned to the waiter to ask for another bottle of wine.
    beckon (to) someone to do something: She beckoned me to join her.

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