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pontificate

verb [I] uk   /pɒnˈtɪf.ɪ.keɪt/ us    /pɑːn-/ disapproving
to speak or write and give your opinion about something as if you knew everything about it and as if only your opinion was correct: I think it should be illegal for non-parents to pontificate on/about parenting.

pontificate

noun [C] uk   /pɒnˈtɪf.ɪ.kət/ us    /pɑːn-/ formal
the period of office of a pope (= leader of the Roman Catholic Church): The decision was made during the pontificate of Pope John XX.
Traducciones de “pontificate”
en chino (tradicionál) 自以為是地發表意見, 發表武斷的意見…
en chino (simplificado) 自以为是地发表意见, 发表武断的意见…
(Definition of pontificate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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