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Noun
/spēCH/,
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speeches, plural;
  1. The expression of or the ability to express thoughts and feelings by articulate sounds
    • - he was born deaf and without the power of speech
  2. A person's style of speaking
    • - she wouldn't accept his correction of her speech
  3. The language of a nation, region, or group
    • - the distinctive rhythms of their speech
  4. A formal address or discourse delivered to an audience
    • - the headmistress made a speech about how much they would miss her
  5. A sequence of lines written for one character in a play


  1. address: the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"
  2. (language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"
  3. something spoken; "he could hear them uttering merry speeches"
  4. the exchange of spoken words; "they were perfectly comfortable together without speech"
  5. manner of speaking: 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: a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"
  7. Speech is the vocalized form of human communication. It is based upon the syntactic combination of lexicals and names that are drawn from very large (usually >10,000 different words) vocabularies. ...
  8. Speech was the fourth and last album of the British blues-rock band Steamhammer.
  9. Public speaking is the process of speaking to a group of people in a structured, deliberate manner intended to inform, influence, or entertain the listeners.
  10. The Speech is an idealized language found throughout modern fantasy/science fiction. It is considered a central language, the root of all tongues, and in some cases the true describing words that made the universe. ...
  11. The faculty of speech; the ability to speak or to use vocalizations to communicate; A session of speaking; a long oral message given publicly usually by one person
  12. (Speeches (1961–1962)) The '8 Nëntori' Publishing House, Tirana 1977.
  13. (Speeches) "How Long, Not Long" · "I Have a Dream" · "I've Been to the Mountaintop"
  14. (Speeches) Keynote Addresses - public addresses intended to persuade or galvanize one's listeners may be extemporaneous but are often readings.
  15. (Speeches) in the context of Stage 3 of this course, a speech is where a speaker delivers information verbally, using the conventions of spoken language, including persuasive language. A student delivering a speech in this stage should not deliver a speech by reading it. ...
  16. making definite vocal sounds that form words to express thoughts and ideas.
  17. or language impairment means a communication disorder, such as stuttering, impaired articulation, a language impairment, or a voice impairment, that adversely affects a child's educational performance.
  18. Oral expression of language. [Click Here To Return To List]
  19. Speech is a skill that many people don't think about. But speech is a building block. It helps build language. Parents can choose to have their children use this building block for communicating — that is, expressing themselves.
  20. A series of sounds shaped by the person's mouth, tongue, teeth and throat. The sounds are grouped together to create spoken words.
  21. Whilst this term refers to the ability to speak, it also means to address a group or to give a talk.
  22. the oral medium of transmission for language
  23. The vocal expression of thought in language, which implies the existence of mind which has reached self-consciousness on this plane, was not fully developed in mankind until the fourth root-race. ...
  24. Therapy for saying sounds and words correctly.
  25. An important freedom contained in the 1st Amendment. Courts have ruled it does not only mean talking, but also "symbolic" speech--buttons, signs, protests, demonstrations, etc...