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English definition of “rumour”

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
(Definition of rumour noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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