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comment

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈkɒm.ent/ us    /ˈkɑː.ment/
B1 something that you say or write that expresses your opinion: I don't want any comments on/about my new haircut, thank you! He made negative comments to the press. I suppose his criticism was fair comment (= a reasonable opinion). She was asked about the pay increase but made no comment (= did not give an opinion).no comment C2 used to say that you do not want to answer someone's question
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verb [I or T] uk   /ˈkɒm.ent/ us    /ˈkɑː.ment/
B2 to make a comment: My mum always comments on what I'm wearing. [+ that] He commented that the two essays were rather similar. The official refused to/declined to comment on the matter.
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Translations of “comment”
in Korean 언급, 코멘트…
in Arabic تَعْليق…
in French commentaire…
in Turkish yorum, düşünce, fikir…
in Italian commento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 評論, 意見, 評價…
in Russian комментарий, разъяснение…
in Polish uwaga, komentarz…
in Spanish comentario…
in Portuguese comentário…
in German die Bemerkung…
in Catalan comentari…
in Japanese コメント…
in Chinese (Simplified) 评论, 意见, 评价…
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