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Origin of speech
synonym study for speech
OTHER WORDS FROM speechself-speech, noun
Words nearby speech
Example sentences from the Web for speech
Kids are interacting with Alexas that can record their voice data and influence their speech and social development.Why kids need special protection from AI’s influence|Karen Hao|September 17, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The attorney general delivered a controversial speech Wednesday.
For example, my company, Teknicks, is working with an online K-12 speech and occupational therapy provider.How to drive digital innovation necessary during the pandemic|Nick Chasinov|September 16, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Instead, it would give tech companies a powerful incentive to limit Brazilians’ freedom of speech at a time of political unrest.Brazil’s “fake news” bill won’t solve its misinformation problem|Amy Nordrum|September 10, 2020|MIT Technology Review
However, the president did give a speech in Suresnes, France, the next day during a ceremony hosted by the American Battle Monuments Commission.Did Trump call US war dead “losers” and “suckers”? The controversy, explained.|Alex Ward|September 4, 2020|Vox
Those are troubling numbers, for unfettered speech is not incidental to a flourishing society.
There is no such thing as speech so hateful or offensive it somehow “justifies” or “legitimizes” the use of violence.
We need to recover and grow the idea that the proper answer to bad speech is more and better speech.
Tend to your own garden, to quote the great sage of free speech, Voltaire, and invite people to follow your example.
The simple, awful truth is that free speech has never been particularly popular in America.
Alessandro turned a grateful look on Ramona as he translated this speech, so in unison with Indian modes of thought and feeling.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
And so this is why the clever performer cannot reproduce the effect of a speech of Demosthenes or Daniel Webster.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
He said no more in words, but his little blue eyes had an eloquence that left nothing to mere speech.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
After pondering over Mr. Blackbird's speech for a few moments he raised his head.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
Albinia, I have refrained from speech as long as possible; but this is really too much!
British Dictionary definitions for speech
- the act or faculty of speaking, esp as possessed by personsto have speech with somebody
- (as modifier)speech therapy