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babble

verb uk   /ˈbæb.l̩/ us  

babble verb (TALK)

[I or T] to talk or say something in a quick, confused, excited, or silly way: The children babbled excitedly among themselves. She was babbling something about her ring being stolen.

babble verb (WATER NOISE)

[I] literary (of a stream) to make the low, continuous noise of water flowing over stones: They rested a while by a babbling brook.

babble

noun [U] uk   /ˈbæb.l̩/ us  
a continuous low or confused sound, especially the sound of several people talking: I could hear the babble of voices in the next room.
(Definition of babble from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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