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English definition of “broadside”

broadside

noun [C]     /ˈbrɔːd.saɪd/ US  /ˈbrɑːd-/
a strong written or spoken attack (on someone): The opposition fired/launched yet another broadside at the prime minister.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation specialized military the action of firing all the guns on one side of a navy ship at the same timeThe Navy
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