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verb stutter pronunciation in British English /ˈstʌtə(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theystutter
he/she/itstutters
present participlestuttering
past tensestuttered
past participlestuttered

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to repeat the sounds of words in an uncontrolled way when you speak because you are nervous or have a speech problem

    Richard stuttered a reply and sat down, his face red.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to move, work, or progress in a way that is not smooth or regular

    The car would start but then stutter to a stop.

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