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speech

noun (SAY WORDS) 說話     /spiːtʃ/
[U] the ability to talk, the activity of talking, or a piece of spoken language 說話能力;說話;談話;言語 Children usually develop speech in the second year of life. 兒童通常在一歲以後開始學習說話。 People who suffer a stroke may experience a loss of speech. 中風患者可能會喪失說話能力。 Informal talking and conversation
[U] the way a person talks 說話方式 His speech was slurred and I thought he was drunk. 他說話含混不清,我想他是喝醉了。 Ways of speaking
[U] the language used when talking 口語 Some expressions are used more in speech than in writing. 有些表達方式在口語中比書面語中用得多。 Informal talking and conversation
[C] a set of words spoken in a play (戲劇中的)台詞 Do you know the words to Hamlet's famous speech at the beginning of Act III? 你知道第三幕開頭哈姆雷特那段著名的台詞具體是怎麽說的嗎? Drama and plays
(Definition of speech noun (SAY WORDS) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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