Speech

Speech is the vocalized form of human communication. It is based upon the syntactic combination of lexicals and names that are drawn from very large (usually about 10,000 different words) vocabularies. Each spoken word is created out of the phonetic combination of a limited set of vowel and consonant speech sound units. These vocabularies, the syn...
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Speech

• (n.) The faculty of uttering articulate sounds or words; the faculty of expressing thoughts by words or articulate sounds; the power of speaking. • (n.) formal discourse in public; oration; harangue. • (n.) ny declaration of thoughts. • (n.) Talk; mention; common saying. • (n.) he act of speaking; that which is spoken; wo...
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speech

(spēch) the utterance of vocal sounds conveying ideas; the faculty of conveying thoughts and ideas by vocal sounds. The process is controlled through motor speech areas in the frontal lobe of the brain. The voice originates in the larynx, which is in the upper end of the air passage to the lungs, behind the oral ca...
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speech

1. The faculty of uttering articulate sounds or words; the faculty of expressing thoughts by words or articulate sounds; the power of speaking. 'There is none comparable to the variety of instructive expressions by speech, wherewith man alone is endowed for the communication of his thoughts.' (Holder) ... 2. He act of speaking; that which is spoken...
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speech

noun a lengthy rebuke; `a good lecture was my father`s idea of discipline`; `the teacher gave him a talking to`
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speech

speech communication noun (language) communication by word of mouth; `his speech was garbled`; `he uttered harsh language`; `he recorded the spoken language of the streets`
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Speech

Speech intransitive verb & t. To make a speech; to harangue. [ R.]
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Speech

Speech noun [ Middle English speche , Anglo-Saxon sp...c , spr... , from specan , sprecan , to speak; akin to Dutch spraak speech, Old High German sprāhha , German sprache , Swedish spr...k , Danish sprog . See Speak
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speech

human communication through spoken language. Although many animals possess voices of various types and inflectional capabilities, human beings have ... [18 related articles]
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speech

speech: see language.
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Speech

the oral medium of transmission for language
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speech

The production of sounds using the organs of speech; contrasts directly with writing which is a secondary medium for communication via language.
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speech

The way of narrating a story. See narrator also.
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speech

Type: Term Pronunciation: spēch Definitions: 1. Talk; the use of the voice in conveying ideas.
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speech

[n] - something spoken 2. [n] - the exchange of spoken words 3. [n] - communication by word of mouth
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