Speaker

  • 1 speaker — [ spikɶr ] n. m. • 1649; mot angl., proprt « celui qui parle » 1 ♦ Président de la Chambre des communes, en Angleterre. 2 ♦ (1926; « annonceur de résultats sportifs » 1904) Anglic. Vieilli ⇒ annonceur, présentateur. « Sabotage de la prononciation …

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  • 2 Speaker — may refer to:* Speaker (politics), the presiding officer in a legislative assembly ** Speaker of the British House of Commons ** Speaker of the United States House of Representatives * Speaker (song), single by David Banner on his album The… …

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  • 3 Speaker — speak·er n often cap: the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly Speaker of the House of Representatives Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. speaker …

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  • 4 Speaker — Speak er, n. 1. One who speaks. Specifically: (a) One who utters or pronounces a discourse; usually, one who utters a speech in public; as, the man is a good speaker, or a bad speaker. (b) One who is the mouthpiece of others; especially, one who… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 speaker — 1. Voz inglesa con la que se designa al presidente de la Cámara de los Comunes británica o al de la Cámara de Representantes estadounidense. Es lícito su empleo, como extranjerismo crudo escrito, por tanto, con resalte tipográfico , en referencia …

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  • 6 speaker — [n] talker after dinner speaker, announcer, elocutionist, keynoter, lecturer, mouthpiece, orator, public speaker, rhetorician, speechmaker, spokesperson; concept 348 …

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  • 7 speaker — or Speaker of the House [spē′kər] n. 1. a person who speaks; esp., a) a person who makes a speech or speeches in public b) the officer presiding over any of various lawmaking bodies ☆ c) [S ] the presiding officer of the U.S. House of… …

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  • 8 speaker — ► NOUN 1) a person who speaks. 2) a person who speaks a specified language. 3) a person who makes a speech at a formal occasion. 4) (Speaker) the presiding officer in a legislative assembly, especially the House of Commons. 5) a loudspeaker …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Speaker — (engl., spr. Spihler), 1) Sprecher, Redner; 2) der Sprecher (Präsident) des englischen Parlaments; das Parlamentsglied, welches beauftragt ist die Verhandlungen zu leiten u. vorkommenden Falls für das ganze Haus das Wort zu führen. Im Oberhause… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 Speaker — (engl., spr. ßpīker), »Sprecher«, Vorsitzender des Unterhauses im englischen Parlament sowie des Repräsentantenhauses der Vereinigten Staaten …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Speaker — (engl., spr. spihker), Sprecher, der Vorsitzende des Unterhauses im engl. Parlament …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 speaker — s.m. v. spicher. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …

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  • 13 speaker — / spi:kə/, it. / spiker/ s. ingl. (propr. parlatore ), usato in ital. al masch. e, nel sign. 2, anche al femm. 1. (polit.) [chi presiede la Camera dei Comuni della Gran Bretagna] ▶◀ presidente. 2. a. (prof., radiotel.) [chi ha il compito di… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 14 speaker — (n.) c.1300, one who speaks, agent noun from SPEAK (Cf. speak) (v.). First applied to person who presides over an assembly c.1400, from Anglo French (late 14c.). In reference to the English Parliament, Sir Thomas de Hungerford apparently was the… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 speaker — s. m. 1. Presidente da Câmara dos Comuns, em Inglaterra. 2. O que anuncia os programas, as novelas, na rádio e na televisão; locutor.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa que significa aquele que fala …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 16 speaker — /ˈspiker, ingl. ˈspiːkə(r)/ [vc. ingl., propriamente «annunciatore», da to speak «parlare»] s. m. inv. 1. (radio, tv.) annunciatore, lettore, commentatore 2. (sport) cronista 3. (della camera dei deputati dei paesi anglosassoni) presidente …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 17 speaker — DEFINICIJA v. spiker (2) …

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  • 18 speaker — (del inglés; pronunciamos espíker ) sustantivo masculino 1. Origen: Uruguay. Locutor de radio …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 19 speaker — Synonyms and related words: acoustical network, capacitor speaker, chair, chairman, chatterbox, coaxial speaker, cone, convener, conversationalist, crossover network, debater, declaimer, demagogue, diaphragm, dynamic speaker, earphone,… …

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  • 20 speaker — speak|er W2S2 [ˈspi:kə US ər] n 1.) someone who makes a formal speech to a group of people speaker at ▪ the guest speaker at the conference ▪ The keynote speaker (=main or most important speaker) was Robert Venturi, the architect. after dinner… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English