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aloud

adverb uk   /əˈlaʊd/ us  
B1 in a voice loud enough to be heard: He read her letter aloud to the rest of the family. People are starting to wonder aloud (= question publicly) whether the economic reforms have gone too far.
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in Korean 소리 내어…
in Arabic بِصَوت مُرتَفِع…
in French à haute voix…
in Turkish sesli, yüksek sesle…
in Italian ad alta voce…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大聲地, 出聲地…
in Russian вслух…
in Polish głośno, na głos…
in Spanish en voz alta…
in Portuguese em voz alta, alto…
in German laut…
in Catalan en veu alta…
in Japanese 声に出して…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大声地, 出声地…
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