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echo

verb
 
 
/ˈekəʊ/ ( present participle echoing, past tense and past participle echoed)
SOUND [I] If a sound echoes, or a place echoes with a sound, you hear the sound again because you are in a large, empty space: Their voices echoed around the room.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
REPEAT [T] to repeat something that someone else has said because you agree with it: This report echoes some of the earlier research I've read.Saying againSaying and uttering
(Definition of echo verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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