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noun murmur pronunciation in American English /ˈmɜrmər/
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  1. 1
    [countable] something that is said in a very quiet voice
    “Let’s go,” he said in a low murmur.
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    1. a.
      a quiet expression of a feeling
      a murmur of dissent/agreement/discontent
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  2. 2
    [singular] a quiet continuous sound
    murmur of: a low murmur of voices
    the soft murmur of the wind
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  3. 4
    [countable] medical an unusual quiet sound made by your heart that may be a sign of disease or damage
    a heart murmur



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