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flak

noun [U] (also flack) uk   us   /flæk/

flak noun [U] (CRITICISM)

informal strong criticism or opposition: She took/caught some flak from her parents about her new dress.

flak noun [U] (FIRING OF GUNS)

the firing of guns from the ground at enemy aircraft, or the bullets, etc. that the guns fire: They flew into heavy flak over the target area.
Translations of “flak”
in Chinese (Traditional) 批評, 嚴厲批評, 激烈反對…
in Russian критика…
in Turkish eleştiri, tenkit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 批评, 严厉批评, 激烈反对…
in Polish krytyka…
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