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English definition of “harangue”

harangue

verb [T]     /həˈræŋ/ disapproving
to speak to someone or a group of people, often for a long time, in a forceful and sometimes angry way, especially to persuade them: A drunk in the station was haranguing passers-by.Lecturing and addressingTalking angrily harangue     noun [C] The team were given the usual half-time harangue by their manager.Talking angrilyLecturing and addressing
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