speech

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈspiːtʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/spitʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(spēch)


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speech

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [long, lengthy, drawn out, rousing, boring, fiery] speech
  2. [a key, the main, a pivotal, an inspirational] speech
  3. [an Oscar, a Grammy, a BAFTA, an award] speech
  4. a [televised, live, broadcast] speech
  5. the [King's, Queen's, royal] speech
  6. a [wedding, best man's, presidential, political] speech
  7. [plan, write, think out, improvise, practice] a (wedding) speech
  8. [make, deliver, give] a speech
  9. please keep your speech [brief, short]
  10. [pay attention to, fall asleep during] the speech
  11. it was [mentioned, brought up, referred to] in the speech
  12. [clear, stuttered, slurred, nervous, stammered, eloquent] speech
  13. has problems with her speech
  14. the [power, ability, gift] of speech
  15. the [various, different] parts of speech
  16. [study, learn, understand, teach] the parts of speech
n as adj
  1. has a speech [impediment, disorder, problem]
  2. speech [therapy, recognition, applications]
  3. [is, works as] a speech therapist
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