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Definition of pulpit noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈpʌlpɪt//
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  1. 1a small platform in a church that is like a box and is high above the ground, where a priest, etc. stands to speak to the people
  2. 2(figurative) The policy has been widely condemned from the pulpit (= by priests and other church leaders).
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