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public speaking

noun
1.
the act of delivering speeches in public.
2.
the art or skill of addressing an audience effectively.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65
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British Dictionary definitions for public-speaking

public speaking

noun
1.
the art or practice of making speeches to large audiences
Derived Forms
public speaker, noun
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