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English definition of “speak”

speak

verb [I/T] (SUGGEST)   /spik/ (past tense spoke  /spoʊk/, past participle spoken  /ˈspoʊ·kən/)
to show or express something without using words: [I always + adv/prep] The incident spoke of shady financial dealings between the partners . [T] Her face spoke volumes (= showed clearly what she thought ).
(Definition of speak verb (SUGGEST) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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