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noun American English pronunciation: noise /nɔɪz/ 
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  1. [uncountable] a loud or unpleasant sound

    The noise from the machines is deafening.

    make noise:

    Please will you stop making so much noise!

    too much noise:

    The neighbors said that we were making too much noise.

    1. a.
      [countable] a sound

      The dog made a deep growling noise in his throat.

      noise of:

      We heard the noise of breaking glass.


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digital hermit

a person who avoids using modern technologies like e-mail or the Internet

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