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|part of speech:
||a person who speaks.
Everyone turned around to see the speaker of these surprising words.We had a visiting speaker in our class today.
||an electronic device that produces sound; loudspeaker.
My stereo system has two speakers.
||(sometimes capitalized) the leader of the U.S. House of Representatives or other legislative assembly.
In 1999, Dennis Hastert became the Speaker of the House of Representatives.