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English definition of “dwell on sth”

dwell on sth

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with dwell   /dwel/ (dwelt or dwelled, dwelt or dwelled) formal us  
C1 to keep thinking or talking about something, especially something bad or unpleasant: In his speech, he dwelt on the plight of the sick and the hungry.Continually thinking about
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