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bleep

2 verb
     
bleep2
1 [intransitive]C to make a high electronic sound:
The timer on the cooker started to bleep.
2 [transitive] British EnglishTCT to let someone know, through their bleeper, that you want them to telephone you [= beep American English]
3 [transitive] also bleep outTCBAMT to prevent an offensive word being heard on television or the radio by making a high electronic sound:
All the swear words had been bleeped out.

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