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speaking engagement

noun [C] uk   formal us  
an occasion when you have been asked to give a formal talk about something: He knows a lot about the history of this area, so he has many speaking engagements at local clubs and societies.
Translations of “speaking engagement”
in Chinese (Traditional) 受邀演講(這種情況是你獲邀就某事正式演說)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 作报告(这种情况是你被请去作关于某事的正式讲话)…
(Definition of speaking engagement from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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