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There were many whispers and rumours spread about each other and the friendship ended. The Sun (2016)Perhaps that senior journalist should have reported his own suspicions or acted upon rumours he had heard. The Sun (2016)There are also some rumours about the extent to which bargains were real bargains. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But you must have heard the rumours? Times, Sunday Times (2016)I met him to make contact arrangements for our daughter and asked if the rumours were true. The Sun (2016)There are rumours being spread. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rumours continued to spread yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rumours abound about discord in the coaching team, and it is not as though they are greatly hampered by international call-ups. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Dublin is rife with rumour about the identity of the artist. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The couple were rumoured to have split once again earlier this week. The Sun (2015)Earlier he was forced to deny internet rumours that he had hit his wife. The Sun (2014)There are rumours he has health issues. The Sun (2015)Rumours are abound that former contestants will be returning to the house that made them infamous. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then if she does hear rumours she will already know your side of the story. The Sun (2014)Their wonderful stories did not need embellishment with ridiculous rumour or vile gossip. Times, Sunday Times (2016)September has been an unusually strong month for takeover rumours. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our client must be confident the rumours are true. The Sun (2011)The couple are rumoured to be suffering marriage woes. The Sun (2008)But the chants and then rumours spread rapidly. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He tried to dismiss rumours of ill health by challenging his critics to a game of squash. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He has heard rumours about an affair. The Sun (2016)The talk is all music industry rumour and gossip. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It turns out that a lot of the rumours were true. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Last week the government was forced to deny rumours that the cull was about to be called off. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Rumours can cause panic and riots. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Actually, there is one rumour that does make me smile. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The savaged bodies of roe deer in Gloucestershire last month fuelled rumours of a wild animal attack. The Sun (2012)Networks of information and rumour directed this feeling throughout and beyond New England. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)There have been persistent rumours of conflict between Peace and Sands. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Translations for 'rumour'

British English: rumour /ˈruːmə/ NOUN
A rumour is a piece of information that may or may not be true, but that people are talking about.
He denied rumours that he was planning to visit the country later this month.
  • American English: rumor
  • Arabic: إشَاعَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: rumor
  • Chinese: 谣言
  • Croatian: glasina
  • Czech: fáma
  • Danish: rygte
  • Dutch: gerucht
  • European Spanish: rumor
  • Finnish: huhu
  • French: rumeur
  • German: Gerücht
  • Greek: φήμη διάδοση
  • Italian: diceria
  • Japanese: うわさ
  • Korean: 소문
  • Norwegian: rykte
  • Polish: pogłoska
  • European Portuguese: rumor
  • Romanian: zvon
  • Russian: слух
  • Latin American Spanish: rumor
  • Swedish: rykte
  • Thai: ข่าวลือ
  • Turkish: söylenti
  • Ukrainian: чутка
  • Vietnamese: tin đồn

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