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babel

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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babelba‧bel /ˈbeɪbəl $ ˈbeɪ-, ˈbæ-/ noun [singular, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 CLOUD/NOISYthe confusing sound of many voices talking together 🔊 a babel of French and Italian
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babelThe village was a babel of accents from Ulster, London, Glasgow and Lancashire.a babel of conflicting opinionsWhy did the people want to build the tower of babel?She hushed the babel of her thoughts and tried to sleep.
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