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English definition of “rumour”

rumour

verb UK (US rumor)     /ˈruːmər/
be rumoured If a fact is rumoured, people are talking about it although they do not know if it is true: [+ (that)] It's rumoured that the company director is about to resign. [+ to do sth] The company is rumoured to be in financial difficulty.Gossip and rumour
(Definition of rumour verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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