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speaker

noun

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1 a person in charge of a meeting
  • the speaker announced that it was time for the club to move on to another matter

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2 a person who speaks for another or for a group
  • unofficially chose a speaker to broach the subject with the supervisor of the department

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3 a person who makes usually formal public speeches
  • the after-dinner speaker was a career diplomat who regaled us with humorous anecdotes from his travels abroad

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The first known use of speaker was in the 14th century

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“Speaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/speaker. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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