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Main Entry: speak
Pronunciation: primarystressspemacronk
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): spoke /primarystressspomacrk/; spo·ken /primarystressspomacr-kschwan/; speak·ing
1 : to utter words : TALK
2 : to utter in words <speak the truth>
3 : to mention in speech or writing <spoke of being ill>
4 : to serve as spokesperson <spoke for the group>
5 : to express feelings in ways other than by words <actions speak louder than words>
6 : to use or be able to use in talking <speaks Spanish>
- speak·able /primarystressspemacron-kschwa-bschwal/ adjective
- to speak of : worth mentioning or noticing <there was nothing else to speak of>

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