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dub

verb [T]  /dʌb/ (-bb-) us  

dub verb [T] (NAME)

to give something or someone a particular name, esp. describing what you think of that person or thing: At age 21 Ella Fitzgerald was dubbed "The First Lady of Swing."

dub verb [T] (CHANGE)

to use different voices, sounds, or images in a movie, television program, recording, etc., to replace others made originally or as added parts: She is no singer, and her rock ’n’ roll numbers were dubbed. The scenery is dubbed into the CD-ROM movie using computer-graphics software.
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