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Meaning of “preach” - Learner’s Dictionary

preach

verb     /priːtʃ/
RELIGION [I, T]
to talk to a group of people about a religious subject, usually as a priest in a church: to preach the gospel Many people had come to hear him preach.Religious practices
PERSUADE [I]
to try to persuade people to believe or support something, often in an annoying way →  See also practise what you preach Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
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