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stut·ter

 (stŭt′ər)
intr. & tr.v. stut·tered, stut·ter·ing, stut·ters
To speak or utter with a spasmodic repetition or prolongation of sounds.
n.
The act or habit of stuttering.

[Frequentative of dialectal stut, from Middle English stutten.]

stut′ter·er n.
stut′ter·ing·ly adv.
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stuttering

noun
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stuttering

noun
A speech impediment marked by involuntary repetitions and pauses:
Translations

stuttering

[ˈstʌtərɪŋ]
A. ADJtartamudo
B. Ntartamudeo m

stuttering

nStottern nt

stuttering

[ˈstʌtərɪŋ] nbalbuzie f

stut·ter·ing

n. tartamudeo.
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The causes of stuttering priapism are usually idiopathic and in rare cases, a neurological disorder.
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org, including services, referrals and support to people who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering.