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verb [intransitive] reverberate pronunciation in British English /rɪˈvɜː(r)bəreɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyreverberate
he/she/itreverberates
present participlereverberating
past tensereverberated
past participlereverberated
  1. 1
    if a sound reverberates, it is repeated many times as it hits two opposite surfaces

    A loud knocking on the door suddenly reverberated around the flat.

  2. 2
    if something such as a room reverberates, it seems to shake slightly because of a loud sound that is repeated many times
    reverberate with:

    The room reverberated with the sound of her laughter.

  3. 3
    formal to have an effect that spreads over a wide area or lasts for a long time

    The country’s financial problems could reverberate throughout the global economy.

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