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chantverb [I/T]

 us   /tʃænt/
to ​sing a ​prayer or ​song to a ​simpletune, or to ​repeat or ​sing a word or phrase ​continuously: [I] We ​sat for ​hourslistening 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 ​religiousprayer or ​song to a ​simpletune: We could ​hear the ​monks chanting.

chantnoun [C]

uk   /tʃɑːnt/  us   /tʃænt/
a word or phrase that is ​repeated many ​times: The ​fansstarted 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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