speechnounuk us /spiːtʃ/
speech noun (SAY WORDS)
speech noun (FORMAL TALK)
- Her speech was received with cheers and a standing ovation.
- She closed the meeting with a short speech.
- The vicar's forgetting his lines in the middle of the speech provided some good comedy.
- Her speech caused outrage among the gay community.
- She concluded the speech by reminding us of our responsibility.