public speaking


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public speaking

n.
The act, art, or process of making effective speeches before an audience.

public speaker n.

public speaking

n
(Rhetoric) the art or practice of making speeches to large audiences
public speaker n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.public speaking - delivering an address to a public audiencepublic speaking - delivering an address to a public audience; "people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking"
recitation, recital, reading - a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance; "the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems"
speech, address - the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"
disputation, public debate, debate - the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
Translations

public speaking

narte f oratoria
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In fact, I consider that there is nothing so empty and unsatisfactory as mere abstract public speaking; but from my early childhood I have had a desire to do something to make the world better, and then to be able to speak to the world about that thing.
About twenty of us formed a society for the purpose of utilizing this time in debate or in practice in public speaking. Few persons ever derived more happiness or benefit from the use of twenty minutes of time than we did in this way.
A plant from whose fibrous bark is made an article of neckwear which is frequently put on after public speaking in the open air and prevents the wearer from taking cold.
It is the vice of our public speaking that it has not abandonment.
Marriage, marriage that was the right thing, the only thing, the solution required by every one she knew, and a great part of her meditations was spent in tracing every instance of discomfort, loneliness, ill-health, unsatisfied ambition, restlessness, eccentricity, taking things up and dropping them again, public speaking, and philanthropic activity on the part of men and particularly on the part of women to the fact that they wanted to marry, were trying to marry, and had not succeeded in getting married.
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