Definitions for public speaking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. public speaking, speechmaking, speaking, oral presentation(noun)

    delivering an address to a public audience

    "people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking"

Wiktionary

  1. public speaking(Noun)

    speaking to a group of people in a structured manner; oratory

Freebase

  1. Public speaking

    Public speaking is a process of speaking to a group of people in a structured, deliberate manner intended to inform, influence, or entertain the listeners. It is closely allied to "presenting", although the latter has more of a commercial advertisement connotation. Public speaking is commonly understood as a kind of face-to-face speaking between individuals and audience for the purpose of communication.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of public speaking in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of public speaking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dan Quayle:

    Public speaking is very easy.

  2. Ursula K. Le Guin:

    Public speaking is done in the public tongue, the national or tribal language; and the language of our tribe is the men's language. Of course women learn it. We're not dumb. If you can tell Margaret Thatcher from Ronald Reagan, or Indira Gandhi from General Somoza, by anything they say, tell me how. This is a man's world, so it talks a man's language.

  3. Prince Harry:

    My secret is -- believe it or not -- I get incredibly nervous before public speaking, no matter how big the crowd or the audience and, um, despite the fact that I laugh and joke all the time I get incredibly nervous, if not anxious, actually, before going into rooms full of people when I'm wearing a suit, and now that I've confessed that, I'll probably be even more worried that people are looking at me.

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Translations for public speaking

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • puhuminen, pitää puheFinnish
  • óráidíocht, óráidíocht phoiblíIrish

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