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stammer

verb [I/T]  us   /ˈstæm·ər/
to speak or say something with unusual pauses or repeated sounds; stutter : [I] He stammers when he is nervous.
stammer
noun [U]  us   /ˈstæm·ər/
Robert has a slight stammer which was much worse when he was younger.
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