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English definition of “preach”

preach

verb [T] (PERSUADE)    /priːtʃ/
to try to persuade other people to believe in a particular belief or follow a particular way of life : They preach the abolition of established systems but propose nothing to replace them.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of preach verb (PERSUADE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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