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chant

verb [I or T] uk   /tʃɑːnt/  us   /tʃænt/
to repeat or sing a word or phrase continuously: The crowd were chanting the team's name. Demonstrators chanted anti-government slogans in the square. to sing a religious prayer or song to a simple tune: We could hear the monks chanting.

chant

noun [C] uk   /tʃɑːnt/  us   /tʃænt/
a word or phrase that is repeated many times: The fans started to sing the familiar football chant, "Here we go, here we go, here we go!"
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