Translation of "speech" - English-Russian dictionary

speech

noun uk us /spiːtʃ/
SAY WORDS [ U ]

B1 someone's ability to talk, or an example of someone talking

(устная) речь
His speech was very slow and difficult to understand.
These changes can be seen in both speech and writing.
PUBLIC TALK [ C ]

B2 a formal talk that someone gives to a group of people

речь, выступление
I had to make a speech at my brother's wedding.
free speech/freedom of speech

the right to say or write what you want

свобода слова → See also figure of speech , reported speech

(Translation of “speech” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)