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verb tout pronunciation in British English /taʊt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theytout
he/she/ittouts
present participletouting
past tensetouted
past participletouted

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  1. 1
    [transitive] to praise someone or something because you want other people to think they are good or important
    be touted as something:

    She's being touted as a possible challenger for the title.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to try to persuade people to buy something by telling them about it, especially loudly and in public
    tout for business/trade/custom:

    street vendors touting for business

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