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broadside

noun [C] uk   /ˈbrɔːd.saɪd/  us   /ˈbrɑːd-/
a strong written or spoken attack (on someone): The candidate fired/launched yet another broadside at the president. specialized military the action of firing all the guns on one side of a navy ship at the same time

broadside

adverb /ˈbrɔːd.saɪd/
with a side facing something : The car was hit broadside. The front and rear were undamaged.

broadside

verb [T] /ˈbrɔːd.saɪd/ mainly US
to hit something on one of its longer sides: A vehicle broadsided the police car on the passenger side.
Translations of “broadside”
in Chinese (Traditional) (對某人的)猛烈抨撃, 舷炮齊射…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对某人的)猛烈抨击, 舷炮齐射…
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