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rumor

US [ˈrumər]
UK [ˈruːmə(r)]
  • n.谣言
  • v.谣传
  • Web传闻;流言;风传
Plural Form:rumors  Past Participle:rumored  Present Participle:rumoring  
Rumour
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n.
1.
[c][u]
谣言;传闻a piece of information, or a story, that people talk about, but that may not be true
to start/spread a rumour
制造╱散布谣言
There are widespread rumours of job losses.
到处谣传要裁员。
Some malicious rumours are circulating about his past.
有人别有用心地散布谣言,说他过去如何如何。
I heard a rumour that they are getting married.
我听到传闻,说他们要结婚了。
Many of the stories are based on rumour.
这些说法很多都是道听途说。
Rumour has it(= people say) that he was murdered.
有传言说他被杀害了。
v.
1.
谣传;传说to be reported as a rumour and possibly not true
It's widely rumoured that she's getting promoted.
到处都在传要提拔她了。
He was rumoured to be involved in the crime.
有传言说他卷入了这桩罪行。

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