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noun [singular/uncountable] formal clamour pronunciation in British English /ˈklæmə(r)/

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  1. 1
    an urgent request for something by a lot of people
    clamour for: There is a growing clamour for a ban on genetically modified foods.
  2. 2
    a very loud noise made by a lot of people or things, for example when a lot of people are shouting
    I couldn’t hear anything above the clamour of the crowd.

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