as in chairperson
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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as in spokesperson
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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as in lecturer
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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“Speaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/speaker. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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