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1. speech [ n ] a formal spoken communication delivered to an audience
Examples: "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"

Used in print:

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

Thanks to Spoken_Arts_Records , history buffs may hear Lincoln 's `` most memorable speeches and letters '' in a two disc set , interpreted by Lincoln authority and lecturer Roy_P._Basler .

(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)

After the preliminary business affair was finished Depew arose and delivered the convincing speech that clinched the nomination for Roosevelt .

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

They were stressed in the speeches of Si_Mubarak_Bekkai when the first Council_of_Ministers was formed and again when the Istiqlal took a leading role in the second Council .

(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)

In the remainder of his speech Davis spoke of his admiration for Brown and warned those who took_part in the meeting that they `` are liable to the charge that they are supporting traitors and upholding men whom the laws have condemned '' .

At the close of Davis ' speech the following preamble and resolutions were read by the president , and on the question of their adoption passed unanimously :

Synonyms speech address Related Terms speech_act sermon lecture inaugural_address impromptu allocution dithyramb dithyramb keynote_speech epilogue oratory litany public_speaking colloquium gettysburg_address introduction body conclusion address

2. speech [ n ] communication by word of mouth
Examples: "his speech was slurred" "the telephone greatly increased the range of speech communication" "he uttered harsh language" "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"

Used in print:

(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)

`` Comment '' ? ejaculated the surprised woman , looking at Alex for an explanation but he , parting from her without ceremony , only offered a_few words about the doctor 's provincial American speech and a state of nerves brought_on by the demands of his work .

(Philip Jos‚ Farmer, The Lovers....)

Then there was North_America , where American was the native speech of all except the twenty descendants of French-Canadians living on the Hudson_Bay_Preserve .

For_one_thing , the organs of speech of the Ozagen natives differed somewhat from Earthmen 's ; the sounds made by these organs were , therefore , dissimilar .

Synonyms language speech spoken_language spoken_communication speech_communication voice_communication oral_communication Related Terms auditory_communication words discussion conversation saying soliloquy spell idiolect non-standard_speech monologue pronunciation dictation language

3. speech [ n ] something spoken
Examples: "he could hear them uttering merry speeches"

Synonyms speech Related Terms utterance talk

4. speech [ n ] your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally
Examples: "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt" "her speech was barren of southernisms" "I detected a slight accent in his speech"

Used in print:

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

Her speech was barren_of southernisms ; she was one of Eliot_Sparling 's neutralized minorities , adopting the rolling R 's and constricted vowels of Los_Angeles .

Synonyms speech delivery manner_of_speaking Related Terms expressive_style tone prosody tongue shibboleth address elocution inflection catch paralanguage

5. speech [ n ] a lengthy rebuke
Examples: "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline" "the teacher gave him a talking to"

Used in print:

(Breni James, Nights of the Kill....)

Not that he gave a damn what the grapevine sent_out about Killpath 's little speech on the comportment of platoon commanders .

Synonyms speech talking_to lecture Related Terms rebuke sermon curtain_lecture speechify

6. speech [ n ] the exchange of spoken words
Examples: "they were perfectly comfortable together without speech"

Synonyms speech Related Terms speaking talk

7. speech [ n ] words making up the dialogue of a play
Examples: "the actor forgot his lines"

Synonyms speech words actor's_line Related Terms line aside monologue soliloquy throwaway cue dialogue

8. speech [ n ] the mental faculty or power of vocal communication
Examples: "language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals"

Synonyms language speech Related Terms faculty vocabulary lexis verbalise speak

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