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2 adverb
loud2 comparative louder, superlative loudest
1 spoken in a way that makes a lot of noise [= loudly]:
Could you speak a little louder?
You've got the telly on too loud.

loud and clear

in a way that is very easy to understand:
The message came through loud and clear.

out loud

in such a way that people can hear you [= aloud]:
Read it out loud, so we can all hear.
Harriet laughed out loud in astonishment.

➔ actions speak louder than words

at action1 (13)

➔ for crying out loud

at cry1 (4)

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