Speak out - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspiːk ˈaʊt|
Brit.  |spiːk ˈaʊt|

verb

- express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation (syn: animadvert, opine)

Examples

Speak out, we can't hear you.

Nothing will be done until more women have the courage to speak out.

...anyone who dissented was encouraged to speak out while they had the chance...

...the historian reserved his greatest contempt for those recreants who opposed the witch hunt but lacked the courage to speak out against it...

It is time for me to speak out, and damn the consequences.

To speak out what came uppermost to her tongue.

Gradually I lost the courage to speak out about anything.

The time has come for me to speak out, and damn the consequences.

He had dared to speak out against injustice, and overnight he became a national hero.

...it's a free country, so anyone can speak out...

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