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verb     babble pronunciation in American English
/ˈbæb(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybabble
he/she/itbabbles
present participlebabbling
past tensebabbled
past participlebabbled
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to speak quickly in a way that other people cannot understand easily

    He was babbling something about his mother.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to make the gentle pleasant sound of water as it moves along in a river
  3. 3
    [intransitive] to make a sound like a baby who cannot talk yet
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