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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: cue /kju/ 
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    an event, action, or statement that tells someone indirectly that they should do something
    cue for:

    Greg's arrival seemed to be the cue for everyone to get up and start dancing.

    a cue to do something:

    I took her tired face as my cue to leave.

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