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chantverb [I/T]

 us   /tʃænt/
to sing a prayer or song to a simple tune, or to repeat or sing a word or phrase continuously: [I] We sat for hours listening to the chanting.
chant
noun [C]  us   /tʃænt/
She led the delegates in the chant, “No more taxes.”
(Definition of chant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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chantverb [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.

chantnoun [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!"
(Definition of chant from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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