speaking

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 /ˈspiːkɪŋ/

WordReference English-Arabic Dictionary © 2014:

ترجمات رئيسية
speaking adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (activity, talking)كلام، تكلّم
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WordReference English-Arabic Dictionary © 2014:

صيغ مركبة
Arabic-speaking
Arabic speaking
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(who speaks the Arabic language)متحدث باللغة العربية
ملاحظة: hyphen omitted when term is an adj after a noun
 I would like an Arabic-speaking taxi driver please.
 Are there any Arabic-speaking tour guides here?
Arabic-speaking
Arabic speaking
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(which uses the Arabic language)ناطق باللغة العربية
 A lot of Arabic-speaking nations are Islamic.
broadly speaking advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in general)على العموم، عموماً
 Broadly speaking, John doesn't agree with the Conservative Party.
English speaking
English-speaking
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(having English as first language)متحدث بالإنجليزية
ملاحظة: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 Australia and the USA are English-speaking countries.
figuratively speaking advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not literally)مجازياً، على سبيل المجاز
generally speaking advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in general)على العموم، بوجه عام
in a manner of speaking advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (so to speak, as it were)يمكن القول، إذا جاز التعبير
plain speaking nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (expressing oneself directly)تعبير صريح
 President Harry Truman was known for his down-to-earth mannerisms and plain speaking.
plain speaking
plain-speaking
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(who says things directly)صريح في كلامه
ملاحظة: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 She is plain speaking to the point of rudeness.
public speaking nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (making a speech to an audience)خطاب عام
 A recent study suggests that many people fear public speaking.
roughly speaking advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (more or less)تقريباً، على نحو تقديري
 Roughly speaking, we will have your phone service restored in 24 hours.
 The cost to construct your house will be about $100,000, roughly speaking.
Spanish speaking
Spanish-speaking
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(having Spanish as native language)متحدث بالإسبانية
ملاحظة: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 Mexico is a Spanish-speaking country.
 The population of Mexico is predominantly Spanish-speaking.
speaking of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (staying on the subject of)بالتحدث عن الموضوع كذا
 And speaking of Tom, how is he?
speaking part nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (acting role with spoken lines)دور تمثيلي بأسطر منطوقة
 I never had a speaking part in my short acting career, but I had several walk on roles.
speaking terms nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (amicable relationship)علاقة ودية
 We're finally on speaking terms again after not talking for two weeks.
speaking terms nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (acquaintance)تعارف
 We're just beyond being nodding acquaintances: we're on speaking terms now.
way of speaking nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (expression, turn of phrase)طريقة التعبير
 He had a way of speaking that put people at ease.
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