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English definition of “ventilate”


verb [T] (MAKE KNOWN)    /ˈven.tɪ.leɪt/ US  /-t̬əl.eɪt/ formal
to express an opinion or mention a subject so that it can be discussed by others : She used the meeting to ventilate all her grievances .Expressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotions
(Definition of ventilate verb (MAKE KNOWN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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