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English definition of “air”

air

verb [T] (MAKE KNOWN)    /r/ US  /er/
to make opinions or complaints known to other people: Putting a complaint in the suggestions box is one way of airing your grievances. He'll air his views on the war whether people want to listen or not.Remarks and remarkingExpressing and asking opinionsExpressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotions
(Definition of air verb (MAKE KNOWN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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