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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
the act of reporting something that was said, but not using exactly the same words
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in Chinese (Simplified) 间接引语…
in Chinese (Traditional) 間接引語…
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