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1pontificate/pɑnˈtɪfəˌkeɪt/verb
pontificatespontificatedpontificating
1pontificate
/pɑnˈtɪfəˌkeɪt/
verb
pontificatespontificatedpontificating
Learner's definition of PONTIFICATE  
[no object]disapproving
: to speak or express your opinion about something in a way that shows that you think you are always right
2pontificate/pɑnˈtɪfəkət/noun
pluralpontificates
2pontificate
/pɑnˈtɪfəkət/
noun
pluralpontificates
Learner's definition of PONTIFICATE  
[count]
: the position of a pope
: the period of time during which a particular person is pope
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