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English definition of “yak”

yak

verb [I] (TALK)   /jæk/ (-kk-) infml
to talk for a long time about unimportant matters or without achieving anything
(Definition of yak verb (TALK) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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