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British English: /jəːn/
American English: /jərn/

intransitive verb

  • 1 (desire) See examples:to yearn for
    (freedom, unity)
    aspettare impazientemente
    (era, season, event)
    to yearn for somebody
    desiderare qualcuno
    to yearn to do
    desiderare ardentemente fare
  • 2 (miss) See examples:she yearns for her son, her homeland
    sente la nostalgia del figlio, della sua patria o le manca il figlio, la sua patria

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    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly