Synonyms & Antonyms of spoken

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1 made or carried on through speaking rather than in writing
  • a spoken agreement is too easily broken

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2 expressed or communicated by voice
  • a politician who knows the power of the spoken word

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past participle of speak

Synonyms & Antonyms of spoken (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to give a formal often extended talk on a subject
  • the Mayanists have been invited to speak about their latest archaeological discoveries

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The first known use of spoken was in 1560

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“Spoken.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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