Definitions for public speaking
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public speaking, speechmaking, speaking, oral presentation(noun)
delivering an address to a public audience
"people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking"
speaking to a group of people in a structured manner; oratory
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.
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