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English definition of “spiel”

spiel

noun [C]     /ʃpiːl/ informal disapproving
a speech, especially one that is long and spoken quickly and is intended to persuade the person listening about something: a sales spiel They gave us a long spiel about why we needed to install double glazing in our house.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of spiel noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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