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English definition of “speak”

speak

  /spik/ verb (present participle speaking, past tense spoke, past participle spoken)
A1 to say something using your voice: She speaks very quietly. There was complete silence – nobody spoke.
speak English, French, German, etc. A1 to be able to say things in English, French, German, etc.: Do you speak English?
speak with someone to talk to someone: Could I speak with Mr. Davis, please?
(Definition of speak verb from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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