deliver a speech

deliver a speech
make a speech, address an audience

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  • deliver a speech — index discourse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • speech — W2S2 [spi:tʃ] n [: Old English; Origin: sprAc, spAc] 1.) a talk, especially a formal one about a particular subject, given to a group of people ▪ a campaign speech give/make/deliver a speech ▪ Each child had to give a short speech to the rest of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • speech — [ spitʃ ] noun *** 1. ) count a formal occasion when someone speaks to an audience: He began his speech by outlining his plans for the coming year. make/give/deliver a speech: The queen made a wonderful speech in reply. a ) the words that someone …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deliver — de|liv|er W2S2 [dıˈlıvə US ər] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(take something somewhere)¦ 2 deliver a speech/lecture/address etc 3¦(do something you should do)¦ 4¦(baby)¦ 5¦(blow/shock etc)¦ 6 deliver a judgment/verdict 7¦(person)¦ 8¦(votes)¦ 9¦(make somebody free… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • speech — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Oral communication Nouns 1. speech, talk, faculty of speech; locution, parlance, expression, vernacular, oral communication, word of mouth, parole, palaver, prattle; effusion, discourse; soliloquy;… …   English dictionary for students

  • Speech — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Speech >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 speech speech faculty of speech Sgm: N 1 locution locution talk parlance verbal intercourse prolation oral communication word of mouth parole palaver prattle …   English dictionary for students

  • deliver */*/*/ — UK [dɪˈlɪvə(r)] / US [dɪˈlɪvər] verb Word forms deliver : present tense I/you/we/they deliver he/she/it delivers present participle delivering past tense delivered past participle delivered 1) [transitive] to take something, especially goods or… …   English dictionary

  • deliver — de|liv|er [ dı lıvər ] verb *** ▸ 1 take something/someone to place ▸ 2 give formal talk ▸ 3 provide something (promised) ▸ 4 in computing ▸ 5 help woman give birth ▸ 6 give someone a hard hit ▸ 7 free someone from situation ▸ + PHRASES 1. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deliver — verb 1 TAKE STH SOMEWHERE (I) to take goods, letters etc to the place where they have been sent: Do you deliver on Saturdays? | deliver sth to: Could you deliver this letter to the accounts department? | have sth delivered: I m having some… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • deliver — [[t]dɪlɪ̱və(r)[/t]] ♦♦ delivers, delivering, delivered 1) VERB If you deliver something somewhere, you take it there. [V n to n] The Canadians plan to deliver more food to southern Somalia... [V n] The spy returned to deliver a second batch of… …   English dictionary

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