Meaning of “expectorate” in the English Dictionary

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"expectorate" in British English

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expectorateverb [ I ]

uk /ɪkˈspek.tər.eɪt/ us /ɪkˈspek.tər.eɪt/ specialized

to bring up liquid from the throat or lungs and force it out of the mouth

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

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