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verb [intransitive] very formal expostulate pronunciation in American English /ɪkˈspɑstʃəˌleɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyexpostulate
he/she/itexpostulates
present participleexpostulating
past tenseexpostulated
past participleexpostulated

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expostulation

 expostulate pronunciation in American English /ɪkˌspɑstʃəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [countable/uncountable]
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singularexpostulation
pluralexpostulations

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