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speech

speech

 
 
pronunciation:
spich
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the faculty of communicating by speaking, or the act of speaking.
synonyms:
speaking, talking
antonyms:
silence
similar words:
articulation, talk
definition 2: something that is communicated by speaking.
synonyms:
utterance
definition 3: oral language; utterance.
synonyms:
utterance
similar words:
talk, vocal
definition 4: a public address.
 
synonyms:
address, talk
similar words:
oration
definition 5: manner of speaking.
his slurred speech
synonyms:
parlance, talk
similar words:
elocution, tongue
definition 6: the way of speaking characteristic of a particular country or region; dialect.
synonyms:
dialect, tongue
definition 7: a field of study that examines the theory and techniques of oral communication.
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