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noun [singular] stir pronunciation in British English /stɜː(r)/
  1. 1
    a situation in which a lot of people feel interested or angry
    cause/create a stir:

    His speech caused quite a stir at the conference.

  2. 2
    a slight feeling

    She felt a stir of excitement.

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  3. 3
    the movement that you make with a spoon or other object when you move food or a liquid around

    I just need to give the soup a stir.

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