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1. A carton in which soap is packed.
2. A temporary platform used while making an impromptu or nonofficial public speech.
intr.v. soap·boxed, soap·box·ing, soap·box·es InformalIdiom:
To engage in impromptu or nonofficial public speaking, often flamboyantly.
on (one's) soapbox
Speaking one's views passionately or self-importantly.
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1. (Commerce) a box or crate for packing soap
2. a crate used as a platform for speech-making
3. (Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a child's homemade racing cart consisting of a wooden box set on a wooden frame with wheels and a steerable front axle
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or soap′ box`,
an improvised platform, as one on a street, from which a speaker delivers an informal speech or political harangue.
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|Noun||1.||soapbox - a crate for packing soap |
crate - a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
|2.||soapbox - a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it|
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
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soapbox[ˈsəʊpˌbɒks] n → palco improvvisato (per orazioni pubbliche)
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