Definition of 'clamour'
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Its economy is beginning to flounder and its billion people clamour for more and more human rights. The Sun (2012)It cannot make itself heard above the general clamour for attention. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But those who say the whole country is clamouring for a referendum are wrong. The Sun (2014)So it was not surprising to hear a clamour of protests from the business lobby. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There were no clamouring voices demanding the music be changed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The noise, the clamour and the characters made it an incredible place to work. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And can he do it, when the people clamour only for a strong tsar? Times, Sunday Times (2007)She feels flattered by the clamour of attention, if a little bewildered. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The increasing clamour for the referendum to be re-run makes no sense. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On Thursday we wake and hear the welcome clamour all around. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Different stars for different codes, all better enjoyed without clamour to make them something they are not. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The alternatives are not well understood or well promoted, though people are clearly clamouring to know more. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I quickly find noise and clamour and small talk overpowering. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And you can't send an armed soldier to solve a situation in which people are clamouring for food. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Dream'Five years ago people were clamouring to buy property in the area but now the business has dried up. The Sun (2008)Nor does there seem a host of players outside the XI clamouring for attention. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is too much to take in from just being on the internet, let alone when dozens of ads are clamouring for our attention. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In Britain, the clamour for a referendum will continue to grow. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's not often that you clamour to hear about an actor's childhood. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As a result, he will retain his preferred 4-2-3-1 formation and resist the clamour to make wholesale changes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The clamour to make him England boss will be so great, it will take cloth ears to ignore it. The Sun (2011)Without that, there is no such thing as society, merely the clamour of competing voices and the clash of conflicting wills. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All around them in the Arab world young people were clamouring for change and so tens of thousands eagerly signed up for an anti-government protest. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'clamour'
British English: clamour VERB
If people are clamouring for something, they are demanding it in a noisy or angry way.
...competing parties clamouring for the attention of the voter.
Definition of clamour from the Collins English Dictionary
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