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the spoken word

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe spoken wordthe spoken wordspoken language rather than written language or music pupils’ understanding of the spoken word a spoken-word CD spoken
Examples from the Corpus
the spoken wordBut the power of X-Clan is not the spoken word.Hal could do this when necessary, but most of his communication with his shipmates was by means of the spoken word.Large halls ideal for music can be too reverberant for the spoken word.Other symptoms of dyslexia can include difficulty in writing, calculating or even understanding the spoken word.The most important bias of dictionaries is to the written rather than the spoken word.During secondary education, the use of the spoken word increases.He showed a little smile, as if only the spoken word might perk his interest.
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