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speech

noun (SAY WORDS)
说话
 
 
/spiːtʃ/
[U] the ability to talk, the activity of talking, or a piece of spoken language
说话能力;说话;谈话;言语
Children usually develop speech in the second year of life.
儿童通常在1岁以后开始学习说话。
People who suffer a stroke may experience a loss of speech.
中风患者可能会丧失说话能力。
Informal talking and conversation
[U] the way a person talks
说话方式
His speech was slurred and I thought he was drunk.
他说话含混不清,我想他是喝醉了。
Ways of speaking
[U] the language used when talking
口语
Some expressions are used more in speech than in writing.
有些表达方式在口语中比书面语中用得多。
Informal talking and conversation
[C] a set of words spoken in a play
(戏剧中的)台词
Do you know the words to Hamlet's famous speech at the beginning of Act III?
你知道第3幕开头哈姆雷特那段著名的台词具体怎么说吗?
Drama and plays
(Definition of speech noun (SAY WORDS) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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