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expostulate

verb [I] uk   /ɪkˈspɒs.tjʊ.leɪt/ us    /-ˈspɑː.stjʊ-/ formal
to express disagreement or complaint: Walter expostulated with the waiter about the size of the bill.
expostulation
noun [C or U] uk   /ɪkˌspɒs.tjʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ˌspɑː.stjʊ-/
Traducciones de “expostulate”
en chino (tradicionál) 反對, 抗議, 抱怨…
en chino (simplificado) 反对, 抗议, 抱怨…
(Definition of expostulate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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