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Definition of declaim verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive] declaim (against) something declaim that… + speech (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they declaim
he / she / it declaims
past simple declaimed
-ing form declaiming
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to say something loudly; to speak loudly and with force about something you feel strongly about, especially in public She declaimed the famous opening speech of the play. He declaimed against the evils of alcohol.
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