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Meaning of “hold the floor” in the English Dictionary

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hold the floor

to ​speak to a ​group of ​people, often for a ​longtime, without ​allowing anyone ​else to ​speak
(Definition of hold the floor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hold the floor”
in Chinese (Simplified) (对一群人)滔滔不绝地讲话…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對一群人)滔滔不絕地講話…
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