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verb American English pronunciation: murmur /ˈmɜrmər/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theymurmur
he/she/itmurmurs
present participlemurmuring
past tensemurmured
past participlemurmured

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] Sound effect: murmur to say something in a very quiet voice

    Frances murmured an apology as she left.

    He was murmuring in her ear.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to make a quiet continuous sound

    The little stream murmured at the foot of the hill.

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murmuring

noun [countable/uncountable]
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singularmurmuring
pluralmurmurings

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