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English definition of “remark”

remark

verb [T] uk   /rɪˈmɑːk/ us    /-ˈmɑːrk/
B2 to give a spoken statement of an opinion or thought: [+ (that)] Dr Johnson once remarked (that) "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." [+ that] He remarked that she was looking thin.Expressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotionsRemarks and remarkingExpressing and asking opinions
Phrasal verbs

remark

noun [C] uk   /rɪˈmɑːk/ us    /-ˈmɑːrk/
B2 something that you say, giving your opinion about something or stating a fact: Her remarks on the employment question led to a heated discussion. The children made rude remarks about the old man.Remarks and remarkingExpressing and asking opinionsExpressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotions
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