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Significado de “speech” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "speech" - Diccionario Inglés

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speechnoun

uk   /spiːtʃ/  us   /spiːtʃ/
  • speech noun (SAY WORDS)

B1 [U] the ability to talk, the activity of talking, or a piece of spoken language: Children usually develop speech in the second year of life. People who suffer a stroke may experience a loss of speech.
[U] the way a person talks: His speech was slurred and I thought he was drunk.
B1 [U] the language used when talking: Some expressions are used more in speech than in writing.
[C] a set of words spoken in a play: Do you know the words to Hamlet's famous speech at the beginning of Act III?

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  • speech noun (FORMAL TALK)

B2 [C] a formal talk given usually to a large number of people on a special occasion: I had to give/make a speech at my brother's wedding. The Governor of New York delivered a rousing speech to the national convention. He gave the after-dinner speech (= a talk given after a formal evening meal at which a large number of people are present). Did you hear her acceptance speech at the Oscars ceremony?
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(Definition of speech from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "speech" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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speechnoun

 us   /spitʃ/
  • speech noun (TALKING)

[U] the ability to talk, or the activity of talking: People who suffer a stroke may experience a loss of speech.
[U] Your speech is also your way of talking: His speech became slurred and indistinct.
[U] Speech can also mean the language used when talking: Some expressions are used more in speech than in writing.
  • speech noun (FORMAL TALK)

[C] a formal talk given usually to a large number of people on a special occasion: an acceptance speech I’m nervous about the speech I’m making tomorrow.
(Definition of speech from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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