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utter1 (ˈʌtə)
1.  to give audible expression to (something): to utter a growl
2.  criminal law to put into circulation (counterfeit coin, forged banknotes, etc)
3.  (tr) to make publicly known; publish: to utter slander
4.  obsolete to give forth, issue, or emit
[C14: probably originally a commercial term, from Middle Dutch ūteren (modern Dutch uiteren) to make known; related to Middle Low German ūtern to sell, show]

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