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bully pulpit

Translation of bully pulpit in Spanish:

noun

  • (American English)
    Example sentences
    • So he did the best he could with what he had: he used his office as a bully pulpit to speak the truth about our neglectful shepherds.
    • Perhaps the most important strength is the high importance attached to the president's using his bully pulpit to articulate a democratic vision and to attach his personal prestige to the democracy-building endeavor.
    • Some in the industry used the opportunity as a bully pulpit to lecture the media.

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