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noun informal clout pronunciation in British English /klaʊt/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the authority to make decisions, or the power to influence events

    It is a system in which individual voters have more clout.

    political/financial/economic clout:

    The government has less political clout than the opposition on this issue.

  2. 2
    [countable] a hard hit with your hand

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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