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/ kraUd; kraJd/ n 1 [CGp] (a) large number of people gathered together in the open : A crowd had already collected outside the embassy gates. . * He pushed his way through the crowd. . * Police had to break up the crowd. . * [attrib ] crowd control . (b) mass of spectators; audience ; : The match attracted a large crowd. . * The crowd cheered the winning hit. . 2 the crowd [sing] (derog ) people in general : move with the crowd, ie do as everybody else does . 3 [CGp] (infml ) group; company ; : I don't associate with that crowd. . 4 (idm ) crowds/a (whole) crowd (of) very many (people) : There were crowds of people waiting to get in. . * A whole crowd of us arrived at the party uninvited. . follow the crowd => follow.
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:16
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crowd
/ kraUd; kraJd/ v 1 [Ipr, Ip] ~ around/round(sb) gather closely around (sb) : People crowded round to get a better view. . * Pupils crowded round (their teacher) to ask questions. . 2 [Tn] fill (a space) so that there is little room to move : Tourists crowded the pavement. . * crowd a restaurant, theatre, beach, etc . 3 [Tn] (infml ) put pressure on (sb); harass ; : Don't crowd me: give me time to think! : ! 4 (idm ) crowd on `sail (nautical ) raise many sails in order to increase speed . 5 (phr v) crowd in on sb (of thoughts, etc) come into the mind in large numbers : Memories crowded in on me. . crowd into sth; crowd in move in large numbers into a small space : Supporters crowded through the gates into the stadium. , . * We'd all crowded into Harriet's small sitting-room. . * (fig ) Disturbing thoughts crowded into my mind. . crowd sb/sth into sth; crowd sb/sth in put many people or things into a small space or period of time; cram (sb/sth) into sth ; : They crowd people into the buses. . * Guests were crowded into the few remaining rooms. . * She crowds too much detail into her paintings. . crowd sb/sth out (of sth) (a) keep sb/sth out of a space by filling it oneself []: The restaurant's regular customers are being crowded out by tourists. . (b) prevent sb/sth from operating successfully []: Small shops are being crowded out by the big supermarkets. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:16
crowd
/ kraUd; kraJd/ v 1 [Ipr, Ip] ~ around/round(sb) gather closely around (sb) : People crowded round to get a better view. . * Pupils crowded round (their teacher) to ask questions. . 2 [Tn] fill (a space) so that there is little room to move : Tourists crowded the pavement. . * crowd a restaurant, theatre, beach, etc . 3 [Tn] (infml ) put pressure on (sb); harass ; : Don't crowd me: give me time to think! : ! 4 (idm ) crowd on `sail (nautical ) raise many sails in order to increase speed . 5 (phr v) crowd in on sb (of thoughts, etc) come into the mind in large numbers : Memories crowded in on me. . crowd into sth; crowd in move in large numbers into a small space : Supporters crowded through the gates into the stadium. , . * We'd all crowded into Harriet's small sitting-room. . * (fig ) Disturbing thoughts crowded into my mind. . crowd sb/sth into sth; crowd sb/sth in put many people or things into a small space or period of time; cram (sb/sth) into sth ; : They crowd people into the buses. . * Guests were crowded into the few remaining rooms. . * She crowds too much detail into her paintings. . crowd sb/sth out (of sth) (a) keep sb/sth out of a space by filling it oneself []: The restaurant's regular customers are being crowded out by tourists. . (b) prevent sb/sth from operating successfully []: Small shops are being crowded out by the big supermarkets. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:16

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