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Spoken Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination; "a spoken message"; "the spoken language"; "a soft-spoken person"; "sharp-spoken"
  • using the voice in speech; "vocal communication"; "either silent or vocal prayers"; "vocal noises"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Spoken'


  • Spoken: For Spoken Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:WikiProject Spoken Wikipedia. Spoken is the past participle form of "to speak". Spoken may also refer to: Spoken (band)
  • Spoken word: recordings of books or dialog, see Audiobook. For the 2009 film, see Spoken Word (film). Spoken word involves performance-based poetry that focuses on the aesthetics
  • Spoken language: Spoken language, is language produced by articulate sounds, as opposed to written language. Many languages have no written form, and so are only spoken
  • Spoken Macedonian: Spoken Macedonian (Macedonian: Разговорен македонски јазик) is the spoken variety of the Standard Macedonian language. Spoken Macedonian can also refer
  • Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album: The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album has been awarded since 1959. The award had several minor name changes: In 1959 the award was known as Best
  • Music Spoken Here: Music Spoken Here is an album by John McLaughlin, released in 1982 through Warner Music Group. The album reached number 24 in the Billboard Jazz Albums

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'Spoken' example sentence in quotations


* I could have spoken from Rhode Island where I have been staying ... But I felt that, in speaking from the house of Lincoln, of Jackson, and of Wilson, my words would better convey both the sadness I feel in the action I was compelled today to make and the firmness with which I intend to pursue this course until the orders of the federal court at Little Rock can be executed without unlawful interference. (On sending troops to enforce integration in Little Rock AR High School) - Dwight D Eisenhower

* The angels are so enamoured of the language that is spoken in heaven, that they will not distort their lips with the hissing and unmusical dialects of men, but speak their own, whether there be any who understand it or not. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

* When you hear a kind word spoken about a friend, tell him so. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.


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Spoken Sample Sentences in News


  • A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category
    Who do you think should win the Grammy this year? Polymath actor/director/artist/etc. James Franco? High camp maestro John Waters? Recently deceased comedy diva Joan Rivers? Inspirational disco queen Gloria Gaynor? Or should the prized award go to Democratic politicians (and liberal... Read more on this news related to 'Spoken'
  • Fidel Castro: 'I don't trust the US, nor have I spoken with them'
    Fidel Castro does not "trust the US, nor have I spoken with them," the revolutionary icon, 88, said in a letter attributed to him and read out on state television Monday. "That does not represent -- far from it -- a rejection of peacefully settling conflicts," said the letter, a week after communist Cuba and the United States held landmark talk Read more on this news related to 'Spoken'
  • Henry Rollins Narrates Greil Marcus’s The History of Rock ‘N’ Roll in Ten Songs, Now Available as an Audio Download at ...
    Audible, Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word content, today announced the release of The History of Rock ‘N’ Roll in Ten Songs, leading music critic Greil Marcus’s daring take on rock history, narrated by rock icon Henry Rollins. Read more on this news related to 'Spoken'

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