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- n. The delivery of speeches
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of making a speech or speeches; a formal speaking, as before an assembly; also, used attributively, marked by formal speaking or the delivery of speeches.
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- n. delivering an address to a public audience
speech + making (Wiktionary)