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a person who speaks.
a person who speaks formally before an audience; lecturer; orator.
(usually initial capital letter) the presiding officer of the U.S. House of Representatives, the British House of Commons, or other such legislative assembly.
Also called loudspeaker. an electroacoustic device, often housed in a cabinet, that is connected as a component in an audio system, its function being to make speech or music audible.
a book of selections for practice in declamation.
be / not be on speakers, British. speaking (defs 9, 10).
a person who speaks, esp at a formal occasion
See loudspeaker
the presiding officer in any of numerous legislative bodies, including the House of Commons in Britain and Canada and the House of Representatives in the US, Australia, and New Zealand


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