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dubbing (countable and uncountable, plural dubbings)

  1. The conferral of knighthood; investment with a title.
  2. The replacement of a voice part in a movie or cartoon, particularly with a translation, revoicing.
    • 2013, Carmen Millan-Varela, Francesca Bartrina, The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies
      New genres are thus emerging as a consequence of foreign text dubbings (and subtitlings). Some original cartoons and films are also based on dubbings of foreign cartoons and films.
  3. (filmmaking) The process in which additional or supplementary recordings are "mixed" with original production sound to create the finished soundtrack.
  4. The transfer of recorded music from one medium to another.
  5. Alternative spelling of dubbin

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  1. present participle of dub