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clam·or / ˈklamər/ (Brit. clam·our) • n. [in sing.] a loud and confused noise, esp. that of people shouting vehemently: the questions rose to a clamor. ∎  a strongly expressed protest or demand, typically from a large number of people: the growing public clamor for more policemen on the beat. • v. [intr.] (of a group of people) shout loudly and insistently: the surging crowds clamored for attention. ∎  make a vehement protest or demand: scientists are clamoring for a ban on all chlorine substances. DERIVATIVES: clam·or·ous / -ərəs/ adj. clam·or·ous·ly / -ərəslē/ adv. clam·or·ous·ness / -ərəsnəs/ n.

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