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)

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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)