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Polish translation of “speech”


noun     /spiːtʃ/
SAY WORDS [U] B1 someone's ability to talk , or an example of someone talking
His speech was very slow and difficult to understand . These changes can be seen in both speech and writing.Informal talking and conversationPhonology and phonetics
PUBLIC TALK [C] B2 a formal talk that someone gives to a group of people
przemówienie, mowa
I had to make a speech at my brother's wedding .Lecturing and addressing
free speech/freedom of speech the right to say or write what you want
wolność słowa
→ See also figure of speech, reported speechHuman rightsDebate and discussion
(Definition of speech noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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