Speech (disambiguation)

Speech is the vocal form of human communication.

Speech or speaking may also refer to:

  • Spoken language
  • Discourse
  • Animal language, forms of animal communication that are considered to show similarities to human language
    • Talking animal or speaking animal, any non-human animal which produces sounds or gestures resembling those of a human
  • Connected speech in linguistics, a continuous sequence of sounds forming utterances or conversations in spoken language
  • Public speaking, a process of speaking to a group of people in a structured, deliberate manner
  • Speech imitation, the saying by one individual of the spoken vocalizations made by another individual
  • Speech synthesis, the artificial production of human speech language
  • Right speech, a component of the Noble Eightfold Path in Buddhism


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