Definition of 'outcry'
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There was a huge outcry against the advance of ribbon roads when the motor car arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The money was handed back after a national outcry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If this matter is taken further there should be a national outcry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ministers vowed to end the practice in 2010 following widespread public outcry. The Sun (2017)But the film would have portrayed her as a thief and there was a public outcry in Monaco. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was a national outcry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In 2013 a 4million aid payout to the same group provoked an outcry. The Sun (2016)The government approved the proposal, with some scientific backing, but environmental groups led an international outcry. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There was a huge outcry at the time. The Sun (2015)Why did it take a national outcry before anyone saw sense? The Sun (2014)The award was shelved after an international outcry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But it could spark a fresh outcry over our energy policy. The Sun (2010)These offences provoked an outcry when the nation was honouring those who have died in service. The Sun (2011)It was industrialization which caused that outcry. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)The agreement was cancelled after a public outcry. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The huge outcry about a little government scheme to recruit new teachers sounds the same. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The news that he had been released provoked a national outcry about lenient sentencing. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His jailing provoked an outcry and he was released after three years. The Sun (2013)Ministers are bracing themselves for a public outcry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If this happened elsewhere there would be a national outcry. The Sun (2008)Patients kept in such conditions in the health service would be the cause of public outcry and an enquiry. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)Major protests occurred this year, causing an international outcry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The proposal will provoke an outcry in the Commons. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The most recent outcry has been over the misuse of Florence's public fountains. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The bombshell sparked an outcry from her fellow coaches who reckon she is spoiling a winning TV formula by heading for the exit. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'outcry'
British English: outcry NOUN
An outcry is a reaction of strong disapproval and anger shown by the public or media about a recent event.
The disaster caused an international outcry.
Definition of outcry from the Collins English Dictionary
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