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"comment" in British English

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commentnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈkɒm.ent/ us   /ˈkɑː.ment/
B1 something that you say or write that expresses your opinion: I don't want any comments on/about my new haircut, thank you! He made negative comments to the press. I suppose his criticism was fair comment (= a reasonable opinion). She was asked about the pay increase but made no comment (= did not give an opinion).
no comment
C2 used to say that you do not want to answer someone's question

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commentverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈkɒm.ent/ us   /ˈkɑː.ment/
B2 to make a comment: My mum always comments on what I'm wearing. [+ that] He commented that the two essays were rather similar. The official refused to/declined to comment on the matter.

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(Definition of comment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"comment" in American English

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commentverb [I]

us   /ˈkɑm·ent/
to express an opinion: The lawyer won’t comment publicly on the case.

commentnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈkɑm·ent/
an opinion or remark: [C] One of his comments had to do with the state taxes. [U] The reporter couldn’t reach any government officials for comment (= to ask for their opinions).
(Definition of comment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “comment”
in Korean 언급, 코멘트…
in Arabic تَعْليق…
in Malaysian komen…
in French commentaire…
in Russian комментарий, разъяснение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 評論, 意見, 評價…
in Italian commento…
in Turkish yorum, düşünce, fikir…
in Polish uwaga, komentarz…
in Spanish comentario, hacer comentarios…
in Vietnamese lời bình…
in Portuguese comentário…
in Thai ข้อคิดเห็น…
in German die Bemerkung…
in Catalan comentari…
in Japanese コメント…
in Chinese (Simplified) 评论, 意见, 评价…
in Indonesian komentar…
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