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speaker

EN[ˈspikɚ] [ˈspiːkə] [-iːkə(ɹ)]
US
WSpeaker
  • Speaker may refer to:
  • Public speaker, one who gives a speech or lecture
  • Speaker (politics), the presiding officer in a legislative assembly
  • HMS Speaker (D90), a WWII Royal Navy aircraft carrier
  • Speaker, in linguistics, a grammatical person, first person as opposed to the addressee and bystanders
  • The Speaker, a BBC television series
  • Los Speakers (or "The Speakers"), a Colombian rock band from the 1960s
  • Tris Speaker an American baseball player
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    Definition of speaker in English Dictionary

  • NounPLspeakersSUF-er
    1. One who speaks.
      1. A native English speaker.
    2. Loudspeaker.
      1. (politics) The chair or presiding officer of certain legislative bodies, such as the U.K. House of Commons or the U.S. House of Representatives.
        1. One who makes a speech to an audience.
          1. The company hired a motivational speaker to boost morale.
        2. (US) A book containing passages of text for use in speeches.
          1. (linguistics) The producer of a given utterance, whether actually spoken or not.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • The speaker misstated the year of his grandfather's birth by a hundred years, it was an honest mistake, how often does one speak of the 1800s?
              • The company hired a motivational speaker to boost morale.
              • In tasks probing the interruptibility of speech, speakers can interrupt themselves between movements associated with the same segment.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • We have to reseat you, sir: this seat is reserved for the guest speaker.
              • Reginald, who is in his 50s, moves around the country, and sometimes internationally, for his work as a midrate motivational speaker.
              • Please seat the audience after the anthem and then introduce the first speaker.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Morphemes
              • Suffixes
                • Words by suffix
                  • Words suffixed with -er
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                  • Agent nouns
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                2. en speakers
                3. en speakerly
                4. fr speakerin
                5. fr speakerins
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Grammatically, this word "speaker" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and an agent noun.
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