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keynote speech

noun

Definition of keynote speech

  1. :  the main speech given at a gathering (such as a political convention)



Word by Word Definitions

keynoteplay
  1. :  the first and harmonically fundamental tone of a scale

    :  the fundamental or central fact, idea, or mood

  1. :  to set the keynote of

    :  to deliver the keynote address at

speechplay
  1. :  the communication or expression of thoughts in spoken words

    :  exchange of spoken words :  conversation

    :  something that is spoken :  utterance


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