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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyspeak out
he/she/itspeaks out
present participlespeaking out
past tensespoke out
past participlespoken out
  1. to state your opinion firmly and publicly about something, especially in order to protest against or defend something

    He had always spoken out in favor of gay rights.

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