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broadsidenoun [C]

uk   /ˈbrɔːd.saɪd/  us   /ˈbrɑːd-/
a ​strong written or ​spokenattack (on someone): The ​candidate fired/​launchedyet another broadside at the ​president. specialized military the ​action of ​firing all the ​guns on one ​side of a ​navyship at the same ​time

broadsideadverb

/ˈbrɔːd.saɪd/

broadsideverb [T]

/ˈbrɔːd.saɪd/ mainly US
(Definition of broadside from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"broadside" in American English

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broadsidenoun [C]

 us   /ˈbrɔdˌsɑɪd/
  • broadside noun [C] (ATTACK)

a ​strong written or ​spokenattack: Republicans ​launched another broadside at the ​president.

broadsideadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈbrɔdˌsɑɪd/
on or from the ​side: Her ​car was ​struck broadside by a ​truck.
(Definition of broadside from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “broadside”
in Chinese (Simplified) (对某人的)猛烈抨击, 舷炮齐射…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對某人的)猛烈抨撃, 舷炮齊射…
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