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noun     chant pronunciation in British English
/tʃɑːnt/
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singularchant
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  1. 1
    [countable] a word or phrase that people keep shouting or singing many times

    The 60,000 crowd set up a chant of ‘Go! Go! Go!’

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] music a piece of religious music sung using a very limited range of notes, or music of this type

    a Buddhist chant

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