noun (es, -)
- (uncountable) The faculty of speech; the ability to speak or to use vocalizations to communicate.
- It was hard to hear the sounds of his over the noise.
- (countable) A session of speaking; a long oral message given publicly usually by one person.
- The candidate made some ambitious promises in his campaign .
Etymology: spríc (later: spíc)
- Dutch: toespraak, speech
- German: Rede , Ansprache
- Italian: discorso(it)m
- Spanish: discurso(es)m
- French: discours(fr)m
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