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speaking

  

      adj  
1    prenominal   eloquent, impressive, or striking  
2   
a    able to speak  
b    in combination   able to speak a particular language  
French-speaking     


public speaking  
      n   the art or practice of making speeches to large audiences  
  public speaker      n  
speaking clock  
      n     (Brit)   a telephone service that gives a precise verbal statement of the correct time  
speaking in tongues  
      n      another term for       gift of tongues  
speaking trumpet  
      n   a trumpet-shaped instrument used to carry the voice a great distance or held to the ear by a deaf person to aid his hearing  
speaking tube  
      n   a tube or pipe for conveying a person's voice from one room, area, or building to another  
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n.
Used by a Paramedic lobby for speaking of Prehospital Emregency Medecine
n.
1) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively 2) skill in handling boats or in water sports
exp.
expression meaning that several or all members of a family have something in common (a skill, a feature, a path or a behavior)
E.g.: He became an actor too. It runs in the family.
n.
1. the art of public speaking in which gesture, vocal production, and delivery are emphasized 2.the study of formal speaking in pronunciation, grammar, style, and tone.
adj.
with advanced skills in the use of computers
n.
a person, generally a man, dedicated to improving his skills in attracting and seducing the other sex
Other spelling : Pickup artist The use of "pick up" in this context comes from American slang and means becoming acquainted with, esp. with a view to having sexual relations

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