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adjective eager pronunciation in British English /ˈiːɡə(r)/
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  1. very keen to do something or enthusiastic about something that will happen
    She looked at the eager faces waiting for her news.
    eager to do something: He’s so eager to learn that he stays late every evening.
    eager for: The girls were bored and seemed eager for new experiences.


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 eager pronunciation in British English adverb
the most eagerly awaited film of the year


 eager pronunciation in British English noun [uncountable]
Sam fell over in his eagerness to reach the telephone.


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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