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Meaning of “chant” in the English Dictionary

"chant" in British English

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chantverb [I or T]

uk   /tʃɑːnt/  us   /tʃænt/

chantnoun [C]

uk   /tʃɑːnt/  us   /tʃænt/
a word or phrase that is ​repeated many ​times: The ​fansstarted to ​sing the ​familiar football chant, "Here we go, here we go, here we go!"
(Definition of chant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chant" in American English

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chantverb [I/T]

 us   /tʃænt/
to ​sing a ​prayer or ​song to a ​simpletune, or to ​repeat or ​sing a word or phrase ​continuously: [I] We ​sat for ​hourslistening to the chanting.
chant
noun [C]  us   /tʃænt/
She ​led the ​delegates in the chant, “No more ​taxes.”
(Definition of chant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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