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English definition of “pontificate”


verb [I]     /pɒnˈtɪf.ɪ.keɪt/ US  /pɑːn-/ disapproving
to speak or write and give your opinion about something as if you knew everything about it and as if only your opinion was correct : I think it should be illegal for non-parents to pontificate on/about parenting .Lecturing and addressing
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