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babble

(bab′ĕl)
1. The meaningless sounds made by an infant before he or she is able to generate mature speech.
2. Any incomprehensible vocalization.

multitalker babble

Background noise made by several speakers talking at the same time. It competes with and may mask or disguise sounds or voices that a person, esp. one with hearing loss, wishes to hear.
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You want to engage the infant and get the baby to babble back.
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Baby birds babble away before mastering their adult song, researchers reported in the latest edition of the journal Science.
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Youngsters first babble softly and then sing muddled but more-recognizable song snatches until full adult singing emerges.