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speech

noun
 
 
/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.Informal talking and conversationPhonology and phonetics
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.Lecturing and addressing
free speech/freedom of speech the right to say or write what you want
свобода слова
→  See also figure of speech , reported speech Human rightsDebate and discussion
(Definition of speech from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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