speechmaking

Definitions of speechmaking
  1. noun
    delivering an address to a public audience
    “people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking
    synonyms: oral presentation, public speaking, speaking
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    types:
    reading, recital, recitation
    a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance
    debate, disputation, public debate
    the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
    declamation
    recitation of a speech from memory with studied gestures and intonation as an exercise in elocution or rhetoric
    type of:
    address, speech
    the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
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