Meaning of “indirect speech” in the English Dictionary

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"indirect speech" in British English

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indirect speechnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌɪn.daɪ.rekt ˈspiːtʃ/ us /ˌɪn.daɪ.rekt ˈspiːtʃ/ specialized UK also reported speech, US also indirect discourse


(Definition of “indirect speech” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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