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Engelsk navneord: speech

1. speech (om kommunikation) the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe listened to an address on minor Roman poets.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)address


Mindre specifikke termerspeech act


Mere specifikke termerallocution, colloquium, discourse, dithyramb, impromptu, inaugural, inaugural address, lecture, litany, oral presentation, oratory, preaching, public lecture, public speaking, sermon, speaking, speechmaking, talk


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerGettysburg Address


Omfatter disse specifikke termerbody, close, closing, conclusion, end, ending, introduction

2. speech (om kommunikation) (language) communication by word of mouth


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis speech was garbled.
He uttered harsh language.
He recorded the spoken language of the streets.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)language, oral communication, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication


Mindre specifikke termerauditory communication


Mere specifikke termercharm, conversation, dictation, discussion, expression, give-and-take, idiolect, locution, magic spell, magical spell, monologue, monologue, non-standard speech, orthoepy, pronunciation, saying, soliloquy, spell, word, words


Overordnet emneområdelanguage, linguistic communication

3. speech (om kommunikation) something spoken


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe could hear them uttering merry speeches.


Mindre specifikke termerutterance, vocalization

4. speech (om kommunikation) the exchange of spoken words


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey were perfectly comfortable together without speech.


Mindre specifikke termerspeaking, speech production

5. speech (om kommunikation) your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis manner of speaking was quite abrupt.
Her speech was barren of southernisms.
I detected a slight accent in his speech.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)delivery, manner of speaking


Mindre specifikke termerexpressive style, style


Mere specifikke termeraddress, catch, elocution, inflection, inflection, modulation, prosody, shibboleth, tone, tone of voice, tongue


Omfatter disse overordnede termerparalanguage, paralinguistic communication

6. speech (om kommunikation) a lengthy rebuke


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA good lecture was my father's idea of discipline.
The teacher gave him a talking to.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lecture, talking to


Mindre specifikke termerrebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval


Mere specifikke termercurtain lecture, preaching, sermon

7. speech (om kommunikation) words making up the dialogue of a play


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe actor forgot his speech.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)actor's line, words


Mindre specifikke termerline


Mere specifikke termeraside, cue, monologue, soliloquy, throwaway


Omfatter disse overordnede termerdialog, dialogue

8. speech (om erkendelse) the mental faculty or power of vocal communication


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLanguage sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)language


Mindre specifikke termerfaculty, mental faculty, module


Omfatter disse specifikke termerlexicon, lexis, mental lexicon, vocabulary


Indenfor samme emneområdeverbalise, verbalize









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