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noun [singular] gaze pronunciation in British English /ɡeɪz/
  1. someones way of looking at someone or something

    As he spoke, his gaze remained fixed on the letter in his hand.

    Under his accusing gaze we both blushed.

    hold someone’s gaze (=continue looking at someone who is looking at you):

    She looked away, unable to hold my gaze.

    meet someone’s gaze (=look directly at someone who is looking at you):

    I tried to catch his eye, but he refused to meet my gaze.

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