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Keen for us to enter Merchant Navy (5)


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'keen' is the definition.
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'for us to enter merchant navy' is the wordplay.
'for us' becomes 'our' ('our' means belonging to us).
'to enter' is an insertion indicator.
'merchant navy' becomes 'mn' (this might be a standard abbreviation which I don't know about).
'our' inserted within 'mn' is 'MOURN'.

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(Other definitions for mourn that I've seen before include "Grieve for a death" , "Express sadness" , "Regret (a loss)" , "'Miss'" , "Lament loss" .)

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