Meaning of “flak” in the English Dictionary

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flaknoun [ U ]

us /flæk/ also flack infml

strong criticism or opposition:

She caught some flak from her parents.

(Definition of “flak” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"flak" in Business English

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uk /flæk/ us

[ U ] also flack strong criticism or opposition:

catch/draw/get flak The company has been catching flak lately for its lack of customer service.
Another provision that has drawn flak would prohibit lobbyists from serving on state boards and commissions.

[ C ] →  flack

(Definition of “flak” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)