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English definition of “out loud”

out loud

B1 If you say or read something out loud, you say or read it so that other people can hear you: I had to read the essay out loud in front of the whole school.
(Definition of out loud from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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