Definición de crowd en inglés:


Saltos de línea: crowd
Pronunciación: /kraʊd



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  • 2Move too close to (someone): don’t crowd her, she needs air
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    • Because he's a cat everyone intrinsically likes him, but he doesn't really like people crowding him.
    • She had chosen not to live in California so she could be her own person and avoid crowding him.
    • It stands to reason that when you're waiting to use a cash machine, try not to crowd the person who's already using it.
  • 2.1 [no object] (crowd in on) Overwhelm and preoccupy (someone): as demands crowd in on you it becomes difficult to keep things in perspective
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    • The demands of his latest job have crowded in on his social life to the extent he has still to find time for a fishing trip to Inverness.
    • There's no way that the players or management staff, or those who still man the offices and shop, are immune to the confusion crowding in on their place of work.
    • The artist making the colourful beads and ornaments from polymer clay has people crowding in on her so much that it looks as if the table might tip.
  • 3 (crowd someone/thing out) Exclude someone or something by taking their place: rampant plants will crowd out the less vigorous
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    • However, this vision will not be achieved if public health targets are crowded out by hospital waiting lists.
    • Countries like Sudan are crowded out of the sugar market in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
    • However this game can be tricky at the best of times and lo an behold the favourite was crowded out at this stage being put back to near last.


Old English crūdan 'press, hasten', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch kruien 'push in a wheelbarrow'. In Middle English the senses 'move by pushing' and 'push one's way' arose, leading to the sense 'congregate', and hence (mid 16th century) to the noun.

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