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verb [intransitive/transitive]     lip-read pronunciation in American English
/ˈlɪp ˌrid/
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present tense
present participlelip-reading
past tenselip-read
past participlelip-read

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  1. to look at someone’s lips in order to understand what they are saying because you cannot hear them

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noun [uncountable]

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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