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English definition of “hold forth”

hold forth

usually disapproving
verb uk phrasal verb with hold   /həʊld/ us    /hoʊld/ (held, held)
to talk about a particular subject for a long time, often in a way that other people find boring: She held forth all afternoon about/on government incompetence.Lecturing and addressing
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