Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “speaking engagement”

See all translations

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)
What is the pronunciation of speaking engagement?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

pup

a baby of particular animals, or a puppy

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More