speak up (2)
Meaning: If you speak up, you publicly state your position on an issue, or publicly oppose or defend someone or something.Synonym: speak out
- speak up He was arrested after he spoke up against the military government.
- speak up The former Vice President has spoken up in defence of his policies on torturing political prisoners.
The president of a well-known human rights organisation spoke up against the jailing of drug users when he was
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