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British pronunciation/pɹˈiːt‍ʃ/
American pronunciation/ˈpɹitʃ/
to preach
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to give a religious speech, particularly in a church

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to preach definition and meaning
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speak, plead, or argue in favor of

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to give advice to people about what they should or should not do in a way that might annoy or bore them

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used to show enthusiastic agreement or affirmation, especially in response to someone's passionate or insightful statement

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preach definition and meaning

What is the origin and context of use of 'preach'?

As an interjection, "preach" is a colloquial term that has its roots in African American Vernacular English (AAVE) and has gained popularity in broader internet culture. It's often used to emphasize that someone is speaking truthfully or expressing an idea that resonates deeply with the speaker. "Preach" has evolved from its religious and spiritual origins to become a widely used expression of affirmation, encouragement, and solidarity in contemporary language and culture.

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During the wedding ceremony, the clergyman preached about the significance of love and commitment.
Ministers often preach messages of love, compassion, and faith to inspire their congregations.
Every Sunday, the pastor preaches sermons to the congregation, sharing biblical wisdom.
The priest was invited to preach during the special Easter service, focusing on the message of resurrection.
The church members appreciated the guest speaker who came to preach about the importance of gratitude.
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