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noun [countable] cue pronunciation in British English /kjuː/
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  1. 1
    something that an actor does or says as a signal to another actor to do or say something
  2. 2
    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.

  3. 3
    a long thin stick that you use for hitting the ball in games such as snooker and pool


a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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