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Meaning of "rumour-mongering" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RUMOUR-MONGERING

rumour-mongering  [ˈruːməˌmʌŋɡərɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RUMOUR-MONGERING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rumour-Mongering is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RUMOUR-MONGERING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of rumour-mongering in the English dictionary

The definition of rumour-mongering in the dictionary is the act of spreading stories or information about sb or sth that may or may not be true.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RUMOUR-MONGERING


catering
ˈkeɪtərɪŋ
considering
kənˈsɪdərɪŋ
during
ˈdjʊərɪŋ
engineering
ˌɛndʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ
fellmongering
ˈfelˌmʌŋɡərɪŋ
fingering
ˈfɪŋɡərɪŋ
lingering
ˈlɪŋɡərɪŋ
manufacturing
ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃərɪŋ
mongering
ˈmʌŋɡərɪŋ
monitoring
ˈmɒnɪtərɪŋ
offering
ˈɒfərɪŋ
rumor-mongering
ˈruːməˌmʌŋɡərɪŋ
scaremongering
ˈskɛəmʌŋɡərɪŋ
sniggering
ˈsnɪɡərɪŋ
staggering
ˈstæɡərɪŋ
sugaring
ˈʃʊɡərɪŋ
swaggering
ˈswæɡərɪŋ
triggering
ˈtrɪɡərɪŋ
warmongering
ˈwɔːmʌŋɡərɪŋ
wearing
ˈwɛərɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RUMOUR-MONGERING

rumness
rumor
rumor mill
rumor-monger
rumor-mongering
rumormonger
rumorous
rumour
rumour mill
rumour-monger
rumourer
rump
Rump Parliament
rump steak
Rumpelstiltskin
rumple
rumpled
rumpless
rumply
rumpo

WORDS THAT END LIKE RUMOUR-MONGERING

bring
civil engineering
covering
electrical engineering
empowering
flattering
flowering
gathering
hovering
lettering
lowering
mechanical engineering
ordering
pioneering
recovering
rendering
steering
suffering
wandering
watering
wondering

Synonyms and antonyms of rumour-mongering in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «rumour-mongering» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RUMOUR-MONGERING

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The translations of rumour-mongering from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «rumour-mongering» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

造谣
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

difusión de rumores
570 millions of speakers

English

rumour-mongering
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अफवाह mongering
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ترويج الشائعات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

перемывание косточек
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

boataria
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গুজব-প্রচার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la rumeur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Khabar angin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gerüchteküche
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

うわさ商売
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소문 눈먼
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rumor-mongering
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tin đồn - mongering
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வதந்திதான்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अफवा- mongering
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

söylenti tüccarlığı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

diffusione del pettegolezzo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

plotka - sianie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перемивання кісточок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

zvon - goale
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φήμη αντιτάξουμε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gerug - mongering
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ryktesspridning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ryktespredning
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rumour-mongering

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RUMOUR-MONGERING»

The term «rumour-mongering» is normally little used and occupies the 147.915 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RUMOUR-MONGERING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about rumour-mongering

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RUMOUR-MONGERING»

Discover the use of rumour-mongering in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rumour-mongering and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Whispers of War: Underground Propaganda Rumour-Mongering in ...
A collection of over 1,500 of the most noteworthy, provocative and amusing subversive rumours concocted by the British Government's Underground Propaganda Committee throughout the Second World War.
Lee Richards, 2010
2
Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
Member, in fact, said that rumour-mongering is not only here to stay but is. • □ acceptable. I only wanted to know whether it is in order to claim that rumourmongering is acceptable in Kenya. -._-?^r - - MR. CHEPKOK: On a point of information, ...
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Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
They are not the small people; they are not the ordinary people who are rumour- mongering because a rumour-monger in a sub-location will be known and if they are known then why are they not prosecuted? Why arc they net brought to book?
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Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
They are not the small people; they are not the ordinary people who are rumour- mongering because a rumour-monger in a sub-location will be known and if they are known then why are they not prosecuted? Why arc they net brought to book?
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Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
But now Chat we have heard the rumour-mongering aspect of it, it is important, in order to stop rumour-mongering as the basis for answering a question, that we know exactly what the rumour is about. This is because some of us are not aware  ...
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Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
We are requesting this House to understand and accommodate that wish. Mr. L. Maitha: Mr. Speaker, Sir, the reason why I want to know is that there is so much rumour-mongering going on. This Government is doing a disservice to the same  ...
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Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
But now Chat we have heard the rumour-mongering aspect of it, it is important, in order to stop rumour-mongering as the basis for answering a question, that we know exactly what the rumour is about. This is because some of us are not aware  ...
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The Self and Its Shadows: A Book of Essays on Individuality ...
Either his condemnation of their rumour-mongering presupposes the very fabrication of which they stand accused, or it misdirects the contempt of a predator for its prey upon creatures whose actions reveal themselves to be predators of a ...
Stephen Mulhall, 2013
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Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
The Minister for Finance and Economic Planning (Mr. Kibaki) : On a point of order , Mr. Deputy Speaker, Sir, is the hon. Member for Kisumu Rural in order to begin rumour mongering inside an honourable House like ours? Mr. Deputy Speaker: ...
10
Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
Mr. Speaker, Sir, since the Minister has specifically mentioned my name and said that I am only too familiar with propaganda and rumour-mongering, would the Minister be specific and inform this House and quote one other incident where I ...

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RUMOUR-MONGERING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term rumour-mongering is used in the context of the following news items.
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Cyber experts to monitor social media, check rumour mongering
Sector I Joint CP Rajiv Bhagat said, “The cyber cell will be keeping a close watch on social media and on any suspicion of rumour-mongering, we will ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
2
China web portal chastised for 'rumour-mongering'
One of China's biggest Internet portals has been accused of "rumour-mongering" and other offences by Communist authorities as Beijing furthers its online ... «Phys.Org, Feb 15»
3
China: 'Rumour-Mongering' Lands Dong Rubin in Jail for Six Years
China has stepped up its unforgiving campaign against internet "rumours" and "rumourmongers" that sees web users facing years in prison for posting criticism ... «International Business Times UK, Jul 14»
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China releases teenager accused of online rumour-mongering
Yang Hui, a 16-year-old student in northwestern Gansu Province, was detained last week amid allegations that he had broken strict anti-rumour mongering laws ... «Financial Times, Sep 13»
REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Rumour-Mongering [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/rumour-mongering>. Jan 2019 ».
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