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'speech'

Overview of noun speech
1. address, speech -- (the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets")

2. speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication -- ((language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets")

3. speech -- (something spoken; "he could hear them uttering merry speeches")

4. speech -- (the exchange of spoken words; "they were perfectly comfortable together without speech")

5. manner of speaking, speech, delivery -- (your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally; "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"; "her speech was barren of southernisms"; "I detected a slight accent in his speech")

6. lecture, speech, talking to -- (a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to")

7. actor's line, speech, words -- (words making up the dialogue of a play; "the actor forgot his speech")

8. language, speech -- (the mental faculty or power of vocal communication; "language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals")



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