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  • interj. Let us hear and applaud the previous speaker; I endorse the previous statement; Expression of support, agreement, or enthusiasm for what has just been said.


Hear, hear! (1689) imperative, used as an exclamation to call attention to a speaker; now a general cry of approbation. Originally "hear him!" (Wiktionary)


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