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declamation

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌdek.ləˈmeɪ.ʃən/ formal
a strong statement or an occasion when you express something with a lot of feeling: He subjected us to half an hour of impassioned declamation against the new airport runway. Declamations against the press are common enough.
Translations of “declamation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 朗誦, 大聲宣佈, 慷慨激昂的演講…
in Chinese (Simplified) 朗诵, 大声宣布, 慷慨激昂的演讲…
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