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dub

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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dubdub1 /dʌb/ verb (dubbed, dubbing) [transitive]  1 NAME OF A PERSONto give something or someone a name that describes them in some waylabel, namebe dubbed something The body, thousands of years old, was found in the Alps and dubbed ‘The Iceman’.2 SLLAMto change the original spoken language of a film or television programme into another languagebe dubbed into something a British film dubbed into French Grammar Dub is usually passive in meanings 1 and 2.3 especially British EnglishTCR to make a record out of two or more different pieces of music or sound mixed together4 American English to copy a recording from a tape or CD onto another tape5 PGOif a king or queen dubs someone, they give the title of knight to that person in a special ceremony
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dubDiana, who dubbed Camilla the Rottweiler, no longer cares.Johnson was dubbed "Magic" while playing high school basketball.The program to distribute Thanksgiving turkeys was dubbed "Operation Gobble."Vic hadn't decided whether to dub or not.Griner uses it for dubbing recorded music and transferring certain selections to cassette tapes.The two men had such a reputation for drug abuse that they were dubbed "The Toxic Twins."
Related topics: Music, Literature
dubdub2 noun [uncountable]  APMALa style of poetry or music from the West Indies with a strong regular beat
Examples from the Corpus
dubTo make an audio dub, the sound is transferred from the source recording by means of a cable connection.Audio dub replaces the original sound with new material.Here, however, I've got no complaint, thanks to the mad Steely and Clevie dub on the B-side.The music of the Rastas was dub reggae, with a heavy slow beat less suitable for dancing.
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Verb table
dub
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydub
he, she, itdubs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydubbed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dubbed
he, she, ithas dubbed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dubbed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dub
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dubbed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dubbing
he, she, itis dubbing
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you, we, theyare dubbing
Past
I, he, she, itwas dubbing
you, we, theywere dubbing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dubbing
he, she, ithas been dubbing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dubbing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dubbing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dubbing
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