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English definition of “come out”

come out

[+ adv/prep] (GIVE OPINION) phrasal verb with come     /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
to express an opinion: In the survey politicians came out overwhelmingly in favour of capital punishment. Some of the members supported the changes, but the majority came out against.Expressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotions
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