Definition of speak out or up in English:
Express one’s opinions frankly and publicly: the government will be forthright in speaking out against human rights abuses
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- He spoke out publicly during colonialism and in post-colonial politics against what he considered to be injustices.
- I just don't know what companies are doing because they're not willing to speak out publicly.
- The vast majority of artists, mind you, don't speak out publicly at all.
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