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the Speaker

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe Speakerthe SpeakerPGPPGOan official who controls discussions in a parliament speaker
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the SpeakerSandal-shod farmers stand quietly in the golden evening light or crane their necks for a look at the speakers.Two new polls indicate weak public support for the speaker.You can have the speaker in close-up, talking directly to the camera.The man who suffers from their behaviour is Ruslan Khasbulatov, the speaker of parliament.I did not catch the name of the speaker, a person utterly unknown to most of us, I think.Therefore, if the assumption that the speaker is actually cooperating is to be preserved, some informative inference must be made.Rather, the hearer is intended to use the literal meaning in figuring out what the speaker actually intends to communicate.
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