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Speaker

noun [C]     /ˈspiː.kər/ US  /-kɚ/
the person who controls the way in which business is done in an organization which makes laws, such as a parliament: He served for eight years as Speaker of the House of Representatives. [as form of address] Mr Speaker, my honourable friend has failed to consider the consequences of his proposal.Legislation and law-making
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