harangue Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"harangue" in British English

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harangueverb [T]

uk   us   /həˈræŋ/ disapproving
to ​speak to someone or a ​group of ​people, often for a ​longtime, in a ​forceful and sometimes ​angry way, ​especially to ​persuade them: A ​drunk in the ​station was haranguing passers-by.
harangue
noun [C] uk   us  
The ​team was given the ​usualhalf-time harangue by the ​manager.
(Definition of harangue from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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harangueverb [T]

 us   /həˈræŋ/
to ​speak to someone or a ​group of ​people, often for a ​longtime, in a ​forceful and sometimes ​angry way, esp. to ​persuade them or to ​expressdisapproval: He harangued the ​class for ​half an ​hour about not ​payingattention.
harangue
noun [C]  us   /həˈræŋ/
The ​coachdelivered his ​regular half-time harangue to the ​team.
(Definition of harangue from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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