keynote speech
noun see keynote address

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • keynote speech — ☆ keynote speech or keynote address n. a speech, as at a political convention, that sets forth the main line of a policy * * * …   Universalium

  • keynote speech — ☆ keynote speech or keynote address n. a speech, as at a political convention, that sets forth the main line of a policy …   English World dictionary

  • keynote speech — UK US noun [C] ► MEETINGS KEYNOTE ADDRESS(Cf. ↑keynote address) …   Financial and business terms

  • keynote speech — noun a speech setting forth the keynote • Syn: ↑keynote address • Hypernyms: ↑oratory • Part Meronyms: ↑keynote * * * noun see keynote address * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • keynote speech — keynote address, opening address, important speech (as at a conference or political rally) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • keynote — key‧note [ˈkiːnəʊt ǁ noʊt] adjective keynote address/​speech the most important speech at a large meeting: • A question and answer session followed the Chancellor s keynote speech at the CBI conference. * * * keynote UK US /ˈkiːnəʊt/ noun [C] ►… …   Financial and business terms

  • keynote address — UK US noun [C] (also keynote speech, also keynote) ► MEETINGS the most important speech given at a large meeting: »She ll be delivering the keynote address at the conference on Friday …   Financial and business terms

  • speech — W2S2 [spi:tʃ] n [: Old English; Origin: sprAc, spAc] 1.) a talk, especially a formal one about a particular subject, given to a group of people ▪ a campaign speech give/make/deliver a speech ▪ Each child had to give a short speech to the rest of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • keynote address — noun a speech setting forth the keynote • Syn: ↑keynote speech • Hypernyms: ↑oratory • Part Meronyms: ↑keynote * * * noun or keynote speech …   Useful english dictionary

  • Keynote — A keynote in literature, music or public speaking is the principal underlying theme. In the corporate or commercial environment of the UK and Europe, greater importance is attached to the delivery of a keynote speech or keynote address. The… …   Wikipedia

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