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monologuenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɑn·əlˌɔɡ, -ˌɑɡ/
literature a ​longspeech by one ​person, esp. in a ​play, ​movie, or ​television show
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monologuenoun [C]

(US also monolog) uk   /ˈmɒn.əl.ɒɡ/  us   /ˈmɑː.nə.lɑːɡ/
a ​longspeech by one ​person: disapproving He ​subjected me to a monologue on his last ​stay in ​hospital.
a ​shortplay for one ​actor: Alan Bennett ​wrote a ​series of monologues called "Talking Heads".
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