Speech is communication through talking or a talk given to an audience.
(Countable) The style of writing of a person.
(Literally) A crate for packing soap, or, by extension, any inexpensive crude platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it, especially when used for speeches.
A mark or impression made in or on a surface by pressure:
The procedure during sentencing when a judge gives a convicted defendant the opportunity to make a personal statement on his own behalf to mitigate the punishment that is about to be imposed. The defendant does not have to be sworn before he makes his address, his comments are not subject to cross-examination, and the opportunity may include the right to offer evidence (such as an explanation for his conduct or a reason why severe sentence should not be imposed) beyond a request for mercy or an apology for his conduct.
A particular manner of speech:
A usually formal oral communication to an audience
An often lengthy and tedious speech of reproof or exhortation:
The definition of a declamation means a speech with feeling, or refers to the act of reciting a speech or rhetoric.
Skill in using language effectively and persuasively.
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