Meaning of “soliloquy” in the English Dictionary

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"soliloquy" in British English

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soliloquynoun [ C ]

uk /səˈlɪl.ə.kwi/ us /səˈlɪl.ə.kwi/ plural soliloquies specialized

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

"soliloquy" in American English

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soliloquynoun [ C/U ]

us /səˈlɪl·ə·kwi/

literature a speech in a play which the character speaks to himself or herself or to the people watching rather than to the other characters:

[ C ] Hamlet’s soliloquy begins, "To be or not to be."

(Definition of “soliloquy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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