Definition of “polemic” - English Dictionary

“polemic” in British English

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polemicnoun [ C ]

uk /pəˈlem.ɪk/ us /pəˈlem.ɪk/ formal

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

“polemic” in American English

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polemicnoun [ C ]

us /pəˈlem·ɪk/ fml

a piece of writing or a speech in which a person argues forcefully 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)