speaking [ˊspi:kɪŋ]
1. pres. p. от speak
2. a
1) говоря́щий; облада́ющий да́ром ре́чи
2) вырази́тельный;

speaking likeness живо́й портре́т


speaking look вырази́тельный взгляд

3) говоря́щий (на каком-л. языке)

legally speaking с юриди́ческой то́чки зре́ния


strictly speaking стро́го говоря́


generally speaking вообще́ говоря́


roughly speaking приблизи́тельно, приме́рно

speaking acquaintance официа́льное знако́мство


to be on speaking terms with smb.

а) быть едва́ знако́мым;
б) быть в дру́жеских отноше́ниях
3. n разгово́р;

plain speaking разгово́р начистоту́


in a manner of speaking е́сли мо́жно так вы́разиться


course in public speaking курс ора́торского иску́сства

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • speaking — speak·ing adj: addressing matters not set forth in the pleadings a speaking demurrer a speaking motion Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. speaking …   Law dictionary

  • speaking — [spē′kiŋ] adj. 1. that speaks or seems to speak; expressive; eloquent; vivid [a speaking likeness] 2. used in or for speech 3. allowing or admitting of speech [within speaking range] n. 1. the act or art of a person who speaks 2. that which is… …   English World dictionary

  • speaking — ► ADJECTIVE 1) used for or engaged in speech. 2) able to communicate in a specified language. ● on speaking terms Cf. ↑on speaking terms …   English terms dictionary

  • speaking of — spoken phrase used for introducing something new that you are going to say relating to a subject that someone has just mentioned Speaking of money, have we paid our credit card bills yet? Thesaurus: ways of adding extra informationsynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • speaking as — (someone) with the experience of this type of person. What would you like to see happen, speaking as a someone who has lived in the area for a long time? …   New idioms dictionary

  • speaking of — (something) related to the subject being discussed. Casey is at a birthday party – speaking of birthdays, Abe s is Friday. Usage notes: used to introduce a slightly different subject …   New idioms dictionary

  • Speaking — Speak ing, n. 1. The act of uttering words. [1913 Webster] 2. Public declamation; oratory. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • speaking — [[t]spi͟ːkɪŋ[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: oft supp N Speaking is the activity of giving speeches and talks. It would also train women union members in public speaking and decision making... His work schedule still includes speaking engagements and other… …   English dictionary

  • speaking — n. & adj. n. the act or an instance of uttering words etc. adj. 1 that speaks; capable of articulate speech. 2 (of a portrait) lifelike; true to its subject (a speaking likeness). 3 (in comb.) speaking or capable of speaking a specified foreign… …   Useful english dictionary

  • speaking — speakingly, adv. speakingness, n. /spee king/, n. 1. the act, utterance, or discourse of a person who speaks. 2. speakings, literary works composed for recitation, as ancient bardic poetry; oral literature. adj. 3. that speaks. 4. used in, suited …   Universalium

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