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spielnoun [C]

uk   us   /ʃpiːl/ informal disapproving
a ​speech, ​especially one that is ​long and ​spokenquickly and is ​intended to ​persuade the ​personlistening about something: a ​sales spiel They gave us a ​long spiel about why we ​needed to ​installdoubleglazing in ​ourhouse.
(Definition of spiel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"spiel" in American English

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spielnoun [C]

 us   /spil, ʃpil/
a ​speech, esp. one that is ​long and ​spokenquickly and is ​intended to ​persuade the ​listener about something: a ​sales/​marketing spiel
(Definition of spiel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spiel”
in Chinese (Simplified) 滔滔不绝的讲话, 喋喋不休的游说…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滔滔不絕的講話, 喋喋不休的遊說…
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