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rumour

noun [C] UK ( US rumor)
 
 
/ˈruːmər/
B2 a fact that a lot of people are talking about although they do not know if it is true: to spread rumours to deny rumours [+ (that)] I heard a rumour that you were leaving.Gossip and rumour
Translations of “rumour”
in Arabic شائعة…
in Korean 소문…
in Malaysian khabar angin, gosip, desas-desus…
in French rumeur…
in Turkish dedikodu, söylenti, şayia…
in Italian voce, pettegolezzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流言, 謠傳, 傳聞…
in Russian слух, молва…
in Polish pogłoska, plotka…
in Vietnamese tin đồn, chuyện tầm phào…
in Spanish rumor…
in Portuguese boato, rumor…
in Thai ข่าวลือ…
in German das Gerücht…
in Catalan rumor…
in Japanese (英)うわさ, 風評…
in Indonesian desas-desus, gunjingan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流言, 谣传, 传闻…
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