Meaning of “revile” in the English Dictionary

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"revile" in British English

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revileverb [ T ]

uk /rɪˈvaɪl/ us /rɪˈvaɪl/ formal

to criticize someone strongly, or say unpleasant things to or about someone:

The judge was reviled in the newspapers for his opinions on rape.

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

"revile" in American English

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revileverb [ T ]

us /rɪˈvɑɪl/

to criticize someone strongly:

Works of art are often reviled when they are first produced.

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

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