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Spanish translation of “speak”

speak

verb /spiːk/ (past tense spoke /spouk/, past participle spoken /ˈspoukən/)
to say (words) or talk He can’t speak He spoke a few words to us. (often with toor (American ) with) to talk or converse Can I speak to/with you for a moment? We spoke for hours about it. to (be able to) talk in (a language) She speaks Russian. to tell or make known (one’s thoughts, the truth etc) I always speak my mind. to make a speech, address an audience The Prime Minister spoke on unemployment. speaker noun a person who is or was speaking The speaker was interrupted by hecklers in the crowd. (sometimes loudspeaker) the device in a radio, record-player etc which converts the electrical impulses into audible sounds Our record-player needs a new speaker. speaking adjective involving speech
hablado
a speaking part in a play.
used in speech a pleasant speaking voice.
spoken adjective produced by speaking
hablado, oral
the spoken word.
-spoken speaking in a particular way
hablado…
plain-spoken smooth-spoken.
generally speaking in general
en términos generales
Generally speaking, men are stronger than women.
speak for itself/themselves to have an obvious meaning; not to need explaining
ser evidente, hablar por sí solo
The facts speak for themselves.
speak out to say boldly what one thinks I feel the time has come to speak out. speak up to speak (more) loudly Speak up! We can’t hear you! to speak of worth mentioning He has no talent to speak of.
(Definition of speak from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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