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monologue

noun [C]  /ˈmɑn·əlˌɔɡ, -ˌɑɡ/ us  
literature a long speech by one person, esp. in a play, movie, or television show
Translations of “monologue”
in Spanish monólogo…
in French monologue…
in German der Monolog…
in Chinese (Traditional) (一個人的)滔滔不絕的話,長篇大論, 獨角戲…
in Russian монолог…
in Turkish tek taraflı konuşma, monolog…
in Chinese (Simplified) (一个人的)滔滔不绝的话,长篇大论, 独角戏…
in Polish monolog…
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