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verb British English pronunciation: moan /məʊn/ 
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present tense
present participlemoaning
past tensemoaned
past participlemoaned

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to complain about something in an annoying way

    There's no point in moaning and groaning.

    moan about:

    Ben was moaning about his job again.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] Sound effect: moan if someone moans, they make a long low sound because of pain, sadness, or pleasure

    She moaned softly as he touched her.

    James continued to moan loudly as the pain intensified.

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