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1 cue /ˈkjuː/ noun
plural cues
1 cue
/ˈkjuː/
noun
plural cues
Learner's definition of CUE
[count]
: a word, phrase, or action in a play, movie, etc., that is a signal for a performer to say or do something
: a sign that tells a person to do something
: something that indicates the nature of what you are seeing, hearing, etc.

on cue

◊ When something happens (right) on cue or as if on cue, it happens at the exact moment you would expect it to.

take a/your cue from

: to do what is done or suggested by (someone or something)
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2 cue /ˈkjuː/ verb
cues; cued; cuing
2 cue
/ˈkjuː/
verb
cues; cued; cuing
Learner's definition of CUE
[+ object]
: to give (someone) a signal to do something during a performance
3 cue /ˈkjuː/ noun
plural cues
3 cue
/ˈkjuː/
noun
plural cues
Learner's definition of CUE
[count]
: a long, thin stick that is used in playing pool, billiards, and snooker
compare 1cue
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