Definition of Speech pattern

1. Noun. Distinctive manner of oral expression. "She had a very clear speech pattern"

Exact synonyms: Accent
Generic synonyms: Pronunciation
Specialized synonyms: Drawl
Derivative terms: Accentuate



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Speech Pattern

speech centres
speech communication
speech community
speech day
speech defect
speech discrimination tests
speech disfluencies
speech disfluency
speech disorder
speech disorders
speech impediment
speech intelligibility
speech organ
speech pathologist
speech pathology
speech pattern (current term)
speech perception
speech production
speech production measurement
speech reception threshold test
speech recognition
speech rhythm
speech sound
speech spectrum
speech therapist
speech therapy
speechcraft
speeched
speeches
speechful

Literary usage of Speech pattern

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1. Defending Secrets, Sharing Data: New Locks and Keys for Electronic Information (1993)
"They operate by comparing a user's live speech pattern for a preselected word or words with a pre-enrolled template. If the live pattern and template match ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1916)
"... OF MAKING WHISPERED SPEECH- PATTERN PICTURES The acousticon transmitter was placed in a large sound-proof telephone booth and supported by suspension, ..."

3. ICT And Learning: Supporting Out-Of-School Youth And Adults (2006)
"In this way, the computer can determine if the response matches a correct speech pattern or perhaps one of several standard errors in pronunciation, ..."

4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... advertisement: Only NAL Could Publish a Book That Even Scared Stephen King Here we find even placed in the familiar speech pattern given in Longman, ..."

5. From Latin to Spanish by Paul M. Lloyd (1987)
"... it is at least likely that seseo had from the start a greater social acceptability, possibly because it seemed less unlike the northern speech pattern. ..."

6. From Latin to Spanish by Paul M. Lloyd (1987)
"... it is at least likely that seseo had from the start a greater social acceptability, possibly because it seemed less unlike the northern speech pattern. ..."

7. Making the Match: The Right Book for the Right Reader at the Right Time by Teri S. Lesesne (2003)
"From the opening paragraph, readers come to know Sarney, a young slave girl who has not yet reached maturity. Her speech pattern is distinctive. ..."

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