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English definition of “hit out”

hit out

verb uk phrasal verb with hit   /hɪt/ (past participle hitting, past tense and past participle hit) us  
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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