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hearsaynoun [U]

uk   /ˈhɪə.seɪ/ us   /ˈhɪr.seɪ/
information that you have heard but do not know to be true: The evidence against them is all hearsay.
(Definition of hearsay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hearsaynoun [U]

us   /ˈhɪrˌseɪ/
information you have heard that might or might not be true: The court cannot accept evidence based on hearsay and rumor.
(Definition of hearsay from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hearsay”
in Chinese (Simplified) 传闻,道听途说…
in Turkish söylenti, dedikodu, aslı astarı olmayan söylem…
in Russian слух, молва…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傳聞,道聽途說…
in Polish pogłoska…
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