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English definition of “hector”

hector

verb [T] uk   /ˈhek.tər/ us    /-tɚ/ disapproving
to talk and behave towards someone in a loud and unpleasantly forceful way, especially in order to get them to act or think as you want
hectoring
adjective uk   /-ɪŋ/ us  
He had a loud, hectoring manner.
(Definition of hector from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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