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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-/
Translations of “expostulate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 反對, 抗議, 抱怨…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反对, 抗议, 抱怨…
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