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Dictionary entry overview: What does rhetorical question mean?
• RHETORICAL QUESTION (noun)
The noun RHETORICAL QUESTION has 1 sense:
1. a statement that is formulated as a question but that is not supposed to be answered
Familiarity information: RHETORICAL QUESTION used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A statement that is formulated as a question but that is not supposed to be answered
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
he liked to make his points with rhetorical questions
Hypernyms ("rhetorical question" is a kind of...):
statement (a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc)
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