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monologuenoun [C]

(US also monolog) uk   /ˈmɒn.əl.ɒɡ/  us   /ˈmɑː.nə.lɑːɡ/
a ​longspeech by one ​person: disapproving He ​subjected me to a monologue on his last ​stay in ​hospital. a ​shortplay for one ​actor: Alan Bennett ​wrote a ​series of monologues called "Talking Heads".
(Definition of monologue from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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monologuenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɑn·əlˌɔɡ, -ˌɑɡ/
literature a ​longspeech by one ​person, esp. in a ​play, ​movie, or ​television show
(Definition of monologue from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “monologue”
in Spanish monólogo…
in Vietnamese kịch một vai…
in Malaysian monolog…
in Thai บทพูดคนเดียว…
in French monologue…
in German der Monolog…
in Chinese (Simplified) (一个人的)滔滔不绝的话,长篇大论, 独角戏…
in Turkish tek taraflı konuşma, monolog…
in Russian монолог…
in Indonesian monolog…
in Chinese (Traditional) (一個人的)滔滔不絕的話,長篇大論, 獨角戲…
in Polish monolog…
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