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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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Speech disorders, in general, have a negative impact on the children's social and school life, influencing their relationship with the environment and even their self-image.
In the current study voice disorders are the next most common speech disorder among schoolage students.
conducted a study [13] on speech disorder frequency on a sample of 7,881 primary school children in the area of Yazd (Iran), and showed a higher frequency of stuttering in boys (16.
Parents of children with speech disorders need accurate information about products that may be able to help," said Jessica Rich, Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection.
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For the objective measurement of the intelligibility of children with speech disorders, an automatic speech recognition system was applied, a word recognition system developed at the Chair for Pattern Recognition (Lehrstuhl fur Mustererkennung) of the University of Erlangen.
When we went to see the speech specialists they knew straight away it was a speech disorder.
These services are free, and can help with minor speech disorders.
They had, in fact, tracked a speech disorder through three generations of the "K" family and suggested that a single gene somehow disrupts the ability of these intelligent, well-adjusted people to converse normally.
The most common adverse events affecting the central nervous system were somnolence, dizziness, confusion, speech disorder, vertigo, tremor, amnesia, thinking abnormality, abnormal gait, incoordination, ataxia, and paresthesia.
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): An Australian researcher says that a new treatment, called the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment, may prove effective in curing speech disorder in people who have suffered a stroke or brain injury.