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'speech' - used as a noun
1. the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
2. (language) communication by word of mouth
his speech was garbled
3. something spoken
he could hear them uttering merry speeches
4. the exchange of spoken words
they were perfectly comfortable together without speech
5. your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally
her speech was barren of southernisms
I detected a slight accent in his speech
6. a lengthy rebuke
7. words making up the dialogue of a play
the actor forgot his speech
8. the mental faculty or power of vocal communication
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Fact of the day
The longest acceptance speech in the history of the Oscars was by Greer Garson in 1942. She received an Oscar for Best Actress for the movie Mrs. Miniver, and her speech was five minutes and 30 seconds long.