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monologue

noun [C] uk ( US also monolog)   /ˈmɒn.əl.ɒɡ/ us    /ˈmɑː.nə.lɑːɡ/
a long speech by one person: disapproving He subjected me to a monologue on his last stay in hospital. a short play for one actor: Alan Bennett wrote a series of monologues called "Talking Heads".
Translations of “monologue”
in Spanish monólogo…
in French monologue…
in German der Monolog…
in Chinese (Traditional) (一個人的)滔滔不絕的話,長篇大論, 獨角戲…
in Russian монолог…
in Turkish tek taraflı konuşma, monolog…
in Chinese (Simplified) (一个人的)滔滔不绝的话,长篇大论, 独角戏…
in Polish monolog…
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