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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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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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