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English definition of “hit out”

hit out

phrasal verb with hit     /hɪt/ verb (past participle hitting, past tense and past participle hit)
to criticize something or someone strongly : The Medical Association yesterday hit out at government cuts in healthcare services .Talking angrilyDisapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
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