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Definition of hearsay noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

hearsay

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈhɪrseɪ//
 
[uncountable]
 
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things that you have heard from another person but do not (definitely) know to be true We can't make a decision based on hearsay and guesswork. hearsay evidence
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: hearsay