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dub

verb uk   us   /dʌb/ (-bb-)

dub verb (NAME)

[T + noun] to give something or someone a particular name, especially describing what you think of it, him, or her: She was dubbed by the newspapers "the Angel of Death".

dub verb (SOUNDS)

[T] to change the sounds and speech on a film or television programme, especially to a different language: I'd rather watch a movie with subtitles than one dubbed into English. To conceal his identity, the man's voice has been dubbed over (= an actor speaks his words).

dub

noun [U] uk   us   /dʌb/
a style of music or poetry connected with reggae in which the main part of the tune is removed and various special effects are added
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