Definition of on speaking terms
- They're not on speaking terms.
: that speaks : capable of speech
: having a population that speaks a specified language
: that involves talking or giving speeches
: a word or expression that has a precise meaning in some uses or is peculiar to a science, art, profession, or subject
: expression of a specified kind
: a limited or definite extent of time
: to apply a term to : call, name
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