polemic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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polemicnoun [C]

uk   us   /pəˈlem.ɪk/ formal
a ​piece of writing or a ​speech in which a ​personstronglyattacks or ​defends a ​particularopinion, ​person, ​idea, or set of ​beliefs: She has ​published a ​fierceanti-war polemic.
polemical
adjective uk   us   /-ɪ.kəl/
a polemical ​essay
(Definition of polemic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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polemicnoun [C]

 us   /pəˈlem·ɪk/ fml
a ​piece of writing or a ​speech in which a ​personarguesforcefully for or against someone or something
polemical
adjective  us   /pəˈlem·ɪ·kəl/
fml a ​series of polemical ​essays
(Definition of polemic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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