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English definition of “speech”


noun [U] (TALKING)   /spitʃ/
the ability to talk, or the activity of talking: People who suffer a stroke may experience a loss of speech. Your speech is also your way of talking: His speech became slurred and indistinct. Speech can also mean the language used when talking: Some expressions are used more in speech than in writing.
(Definition of speech noun (TALKING) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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