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English definition of “prate”

prate

verb [I]     /preɪt/ (also prate on) old-fashioned
to talk stupidly , or about things that are not important , for a long time : Inevitably there's some caller prating on about the decline in moral standards .Ways of talking
(Definition of prate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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