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speech

noun address, allocution, articulation, audible expression, colloquy, confabulation, conversation, declaration, delivery, dialect, diction, discourse, enunciation, expression, idiom, interlocution, language, lecture, lingo, locution, oral communication, oral expression, oration, oratory, palaver, parlance, phonation, phraseology, prattle, pronouncement, pronunciation, recital, recitation, rhetoric, say, sermon, spoken language, spoken word, statement, talk, tongue, utterance, verbal exxression, verbal intercourse, vocalization, words
Associated concepts: First Amendment, freedom of speech
Foreign phrases: Lubricum linguae non facile trahendum est in poenam.A slip of the tongue ought not readily be subjected to punishment.
See also: declamation, discourse, language, parlance, peroration, phraseology, remark

SPEECH. A formal discourse in public.
     2. The liberty of speech is guaranteed to members of the legislature, to counsel in court in debate.
     3. The reduction of a speech to writing and its publication is a libel, if the matter contained in it is libelous; and the repetition of it upon occasions not warranted by law, when the matter is slanderous, will be slander and. tho character of the speaker will be no protection to him from an action. 1 M. & S. 273; 1 Esp. C. 226 Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t. See Debate; Liberty of speech.

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of Northern Iowa) offers clinical tools for assessing and treating speech disorders in school-aged students who have difficulty acquiring the eight late-acquired sounds.
Nizwa, Dec 18 (ONA) The 18th National Conference on Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT), Neck and Head Surgery, Hearing and Speech Disorders, organized by Nizwa Hospital in collaboration with Omani Association for ENT specialists, with participation of 200 health professionals, will kick-off tomorrow (Thursday) at the wilayat of Nizwa in the A' Dakhiliyah Governorate under the auspices of Dr.