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Definition of rumor verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (rumour) verb
    be rumored
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  1. to be reported as a rumor and possibly not true it is rumored that… It's widely rumored that she's getting promoted. rumor to be/have something He was rumored to be involved in the crime.
  2. rumored (rumoured) adjective [only before noun]
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  3. He denied his father's rumored love affair.

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