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noun [countable] prompt pronunciation in British English /prɒmpt/
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  1. 1
    something that you say to encourage someone to speak or continue speaking
    1. a.
      theatre a word or words said to remind an actor what to say next
  2. 2
    computing a sign on a computer screen that shows that the computer is ready for you to key something


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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