Translation of "speaker" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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speakernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈspiː.kər/ us /ˈspiː.kɚ/

speaker noun [ C ] (FORMAL TALK)

B1 a person who gives a speech at a public event

發言者;演講者
a good public speaker 擅長公開演講的人
Please join with me in thanking our guest speaker tonight. 請大家和我一起向今晚的特別演講人表示感謝。
The Democrats have chosen the Texas state treasurer as the keynote (= most important) speaker at their convention. 民主黨員選擇了德州財政部長作爲他們大會上的主要發言人。

More examples

  • In his opening salvo the speaker fiercely attacked the government's record on healthcare.
  • She is a confident and self-possessed public speaker.
  • The speaker sidestepped the question by saying that it would take him too long to answer it.
  • The speaker was applauded as he tore apart the prime minister's policies.
  • A huge throng had gathered round the speaker.

speaker noun [ C ] (LANGUAGE)

B1 someone who speaks a particular language

說話者;演講人(說某一特定語言的人)
a French speaker 說法語的人
a fluent Russian speaker 說一口流利的俄語的人
non-English speakers 不是說英語的人

speaker noun [ C ] (ELECTRICAL)

A2 the part of a radio, television, or computer, or of a piece of electrical equipment for playing recorded sound, through which the sound is played. A speaker can be part of the radio, etc. or be separate from it

揚聲器,喇叭
There's no sound coming out of the right-hand speaker. 右邊的喇叭不出聲了。

Speakernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈspiː.kər/ us /ˈspiː.kɚ/

the person who controls the way in which business is done in an organization which makes laws

(議會等立法機構的)議長
He served for eight years as Speaker of the House of Representatives. 他做了八年的眾議院議長。
[ as form of address ] Mr Speaker, my honourable friend has failed to consider the consequences of his proposal. 議長閣下,我尊敬的朋友沒有考慮到他提案的後果。

(Translation of “speaker” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)