keynote address


Definition of keynote address

: an address designed to present the issues of primary interest to an assembly (such as a political convention) and often to arouse unity and enthusiasm

called also keynote speech

Examples of keynote address in a Sentence

Many of the convention guests left after the keynote address.
Recent Examples on the Web Corinthian steps into the convention hall and delivers his keynote address to the room full of serial killers… monsters who he's inspired over a century of carnage. Alex Raiman,, 5 Aug. 2022 Apple didn’t have time to cover during its keynote address. Yoni Heisler, BGR, 24 June 2022 Prince Harry will give a keynote address at the event. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 13 July 2022 Youngkin delivered the keynote address at the Nebraska Republican Party’s state convention, campaigned on behalf of GOP gubernatorial nominee Jim Pillen. Paul Steinhauser, Fox News, 10 July 2022 NBC News contributor and author Heather McGhee will give the opening keynote address on Tuesday. Julie Washington, cleveland, 4 May 2022 Patrick Aryee, the series’ presenter, will give the keynote address this week at MipDoc, part of the MipTV television market in Cannes. Leo Barraclough, Variety, 3 Apr. 2022 On Monday, Apple unveiled iOS 16, the latest version of its operating system for iPhones, during its keynote address at the Worldwide Developers Conference. Brett Molina, USA TODAY, 7 June 2022 As expected, Apple did have new hardware to announce at its WWDC 2022 keynote address. Jacob Siegal, BGR, 6 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of keynote address

1863, in the meaning defined above

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10 Aug 2022

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“Keynote address.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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