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English definition of “harangue”

harangue

verb [T] uk   /həˈræŋ/ disapproving us  
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.
harangue
noun [C] uk   us  
The team were given the usual half-time harangue by their manager.
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