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noun cheer pronunciation in American English /tʃɪr/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a loud shout of happiness or approval

    A great cheer went up from the crowd.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] mainly literary a feeling of happiness

    The survey will bring little cheer to teachers.

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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