speakership


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speak·er

 (spē′kər)
n.
1.
a. One who speaks.
b. A spokesperson.
2. One who delivers a public speech.
3. often Speaker The presiding officer of a legislative assembly.
4. The person, sometimes the actual writer but often an assumed character, who is imagined as the source of the words or ideas expressed in a poem.
5. A device that converts electric signals to audible sound.

speak′er·ship′ n.
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Noun1.speakership - the position of Speaker
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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