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comment

verb [I]  /ˈkɑm·ent/ us  
to express an opinion: The lawyer won’t comment publicly on the case.

comment

noun [C/U]  /ˈkɑm·ent/ us  
an opinion or remark: [C] One of his comments had to do with the state taxes. [U] The reporter couldn’t reach any government officials for comment (= to ask for their opinions).
Translations of “comment”
in Korean 언급, 코멘트…
in Arabic تَعْليق…
in French commentaire…
in Turkish yorum, düşünce, fikir…
in Italian commento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 評論, 意見, 評價…
in Russian комментарий, разъяснение…
in Polish uwaga, komentarz…
in Spanish comentario…
in Portuguese comentário…
in German die Bemerkung…
in Catalan comentari…
in Japanese コメント…
in Chinese (Simplified) 评论, 意见, 评价…
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