Bedeutung von “reported speech” im Essential English Dictionary

reported speech

noun [ no plural ] uk /rɪˌpɔːtɪd ˈspiːtʃ/

speech or writing that is used to report what someone has said, but not using exactly the same words:

The sentence ‘He told me that he would like to go’ is an example of reported speech.

(Definition von “reported speech” aus dem Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)