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say

2 noun
     
say2 [singular, uncountable]
1 the right to take part in deciding something
have some/no/little say in something
The workers had no say in how the factory was run.
The chairman has the final say (=has the right to make the final decision about something).
2

have your say

to have the opportunity to give your opinion about something:
You'll get a chance to have your say.
have your say in/on
Parents can have their say in the decision-making process.

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