What does public speaking mean?

Definitions for public speaking
pub·lic speak·ing

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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.

How to pronounce public speaking?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say public speaking in sign language?

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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

Examples of public speaking in a Sentence

  1. Dan Quayle:

    Public speaking is very easy.

  2. Nick Bullen:

    Brand Sussex is a global brand and could end up making an absolute fortune, from public speaking to Meghan reinventing her lifestyle blog, to merchandising or brand endorsements.

  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.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The easiest way perhaps to win a public speaking contest is to say only on the subject that helps in the promotion of a concealed intention of an organization that sponsors or organizes the competition.

  5. 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.

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  • puhuminen, pitää puheFinnish
  • óráidíocht, óráidíocht phoiblíIrish

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