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verb [transitive] regurgitate pronunciation in British English /rɪˈɡɜː(r)dʒɪteɪt/
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present tense
present participleregurgitating
past tenseregurgitated
past participleregurgitated
  1. 1
    biology to bring food up from your stomach back into your mouth
  2. 2
    formal to repeat facts or ideas that you have heard or learnt without understanding them or thinking about them for yourself

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 regurgitate pronunciation in British English /rɪˌɡɜːdʒɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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