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English definition of “rumor”
rumor (Cdn, Br rumour)
/ˈru·mər/ n [C/U]
› an unofficial, interesting story or piece of news that might be true or invented, and that is communicated quickly from person to person: [C] Rumors about her are circulating at school. rumored (Cdn, Br rumoured)
/ˈru·mərd/ adj [not gradable] › The rumored plan to sell the company never actually took place.