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rumour

noun [C] UK ( US rumor)
 
 
/ˈruːmər/
an interesting story or piece of news that may or may not be true, that spreads quickly from person to person: a rumour that I heard a rumour that she's leaving. A rumour has surfaced that the company is about to go out of business.
rumour has it (that) used to say what many people are saying: Rumour has it that you're going to be the next managing director.
Translations of “rumour”
in Arabic شائعة…
in Korean 소문…
in Malaysian khabar angin, gosip, desas-desus…
in French rumeur…
in Turkish dedikodu, söylenti, şayia…
in Italian voce, pettegolezzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流言, 謠傳, 傳聞…
in Russian слух, молва…
in Polish pogłoska, plotka…
in Vietnamese tin đồn, chuyện tầm phào…
in Spanish rumor…
in Portuguese boato, rumor…
in Thai ข่าวลือ…
in German das Gerücht…
in Catalan rumor…
in Japanese (英)うわさ, 風評…
in Indonesian desas-desus, gunjingan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流言, 谣传, 传闻…
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