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English definition of “not be on speaking terms”

not be on speaking terms

C2 If you are not on speaking terms with someone, you refuse to speak to them because you are angry with them: They had a quarrel last night and now they're not on speaking terms (with each other).Falling silent and not speakingFeelings of dislike and hatred
(Definition of not be on speaking terms from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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