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noun [countable] eye pronunciation in American English //
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  1. 1
    one of the two body parts in your face that you use for seeing
    Close your eyes and go to sleep.
    He gazed into her eyes as she spoke.
    The suspect is in his twenties, with blond hair and blue eyes.
  2. 2
    used for talking about the expression on someones face
    He spoke to her with slight amusement in his eyes.
    She smiled excitedly, her eyes gleaming.
  3. 3
    used for saying that someone is looking at a person or thing
    eye on: I fixed my eye on the clock.
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