make+a+speech

  • 1 make a speech — index converse, declaim, discourse, recite, speak Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 make a speech — give a speech …

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  • 3 speech — /speech/, n. 1. the faculty or power of speaking; oral communication; ability to express one s thoughts and emotions by speech sounds and gesture: Losing her speech made her feel isolated from humanity. 2. the act of speaking: He expresses… …

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  • 4 speech — 1 *language, tongue, dialect, idiom 2 Speech, address, oration, harangue, lecture, talk, sermon, homily designate a discourse delivered to an audience. Speech can apply to a public discourse irrespective of its quality or its degree of… …

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  • 5 Speech — Speech, v. i. & t. To make a speech; to harangue. [R.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 speech´i|fi´er — speech|i|fy «SPEE chuh fy», intransitive verb, fied, fy|ing. Informal. to make a speech or speeches; orate: »A man always makes a fool of himself speechifying (George Eliot). SYNONYM(S): harangue. –speech´i|fi´er, noun …

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  • 7 speech|i|fy — «SPEE chuh fy», intransitive verb, fied, fy|ing. Informal. to make a speech or speeches; orate: »A man always makes a fool of himself speechifying (George Eliot). SYNONYM(S): harangue. –speech´i|fi´er, noun …

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  • 8 Speech synthesis — Stephen Hawking is one of the most famous people using speech synthesis to communicate Speech synthesis is the artificial production of human speech. A computer system used for this purpose is called a speech synthesizer, and can be implemented… …

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  • 9 speech — [[t]spi͟ːtʃ[/t]] ♦♦ speeches 1) N UNCOUNT Speech is the ability to speak or the act of speaking. ...the development of speech in children... Intoxication interferes with speech and coordination. ...a speech therapist specialising in stammering.… …

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  • 10 speech — n. address, talk 1) to deliver, give, make a speech 2) to ad lib, improvise a speech 3) a boring; brief, short; impromptu, unrehearsed; long; long winded; passionate; rambling; rousing, stirring speech 4) an acceptance; after dinner; campaign;… …

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  • 11 Speech — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Speech >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 speech speech faculty of speech Sgm: N 1 locution locution talk parlance verbal intercourse prolation oral communication word of mouth parole palaver prattle …

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  • 12 make — [c]/meɪk / (say mayk) verb (made, making) –verb (t) 1. to bring into existence by shaping material, combining parts, etc.: to make a dress. 2. to produce by any action or causative agency: to make trouble. 3. to cause to be or become; render: to… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 make — I. verb (made; making) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English macian; akin to Old High German mahhōn to prepare, make, Greek magēnai to be kneaded, Old Church Slavic mazati to anoint, smear Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a.… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 speech - talk — If you make a speech or give a talk, you speak for a period of time to an audience, usually saying things which you have prepared in advance. ◊ speech A speech is made on a formal occasion, for example at a dinner, wedding, or public meeting. We… …

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  • 15 Speech-Language Pathology in School Settings — Speech language pathology is a fast growing profession that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, offers about 96,000 jobs in the United States alone. It relates to many educational disciplines such as communication sciences, linguistics …

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  • 16 speech disorder — n. any conspicuous speech imperfection, or variation from accepted speech patterns, caused either by a physical defect in the speech organs or by a mental disorder, as aphasia, stuttering, etc. * * * ▪ medicine Introduction       any of the… …

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  • 17 Speech perception — is the process by which the sounds of language are heard, interpreted and understood. The study of speech perception is closely linked to the fields of phonetics and phonology in linguistics and cognitive psychology and perception in psychology.… …

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  • 18 Speech coding — is the application of data compression of digital audio signals containing speech. Speech coding uses speech specific parameter estimation using audio signal processing techniques to model the speech signal, combined with generic data compression …

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  • 19 Make Me a Tory — Genre Documentary Distributed by Channel 4 (UK primary broadcast rights) Maverick Television (All other rights) …

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  • 20 Speech — refers to the processes associated with the production and perception of sounds used in spoken language. A number of academic disciplines study speech and speech sounds, including acoustics, psychology, speech pathology, linguistics, cognitive… …

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