spoken communication

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spoken communication (language) communication by word of mouth "his speech was garbled","he uttered harsh language","he recorded the spoken language of the streets"
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Usage

In literature:

And it is the spoken sentence which is the original and the usual mode of communication.
"Stories to Tell to Children" by Sara Cone Bryant
Its communications with the upper world are few, and where they are, no one that I have ever spoken to knows.
"A Voyage to Arcturus" by David Lindsay
Prompt communication of the written or spoken message is a demand even more insistent than prompt transportation of men and goods.
"The Age of Invention" by Holland Thompson
Perhaps Mr. Singer may be able to communicate some tidings respecting the Apostolic Prothonotary Simon Hess, of whom I have casually spoken.
"Notes & Queries, No. 40, Saturday, August 3, 1850" by Various
And it is the spoken sentence which is the original and the usual mode of communication.
"Stories to Tell Children" by Sara Cone Bryant
There is no longer the same need of communicating thought by the spoken word.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
It was doubtful that the prowlers had a spoken language, but they had some means of communication.
"Space Prison" by Tom Godwin
Her speaking-trumpet was used in trying to communicate that she was making a lot of water and to report having spoken her.
"The Shellback's Progress" by Walter Runciman
This information has been communicated by a Moor that the Leander has spoken with.
"Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I" by Sir John Ross
The Ngoko is spoken by the common people among themselves, and by the native princes in communication with their inferiors.
"A Visit to Java" by W. Basil Worsfold
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In news:

Spoken Communications, the provider of an enterprise cloud platform for contact centers, has acquired HyperQuality, provider of third-party quality assurance and business intelligence for contact centers.
Last week as I was discussing the difficulty of communicating issues of faith on secular media, a Catholic friend of mine asked why the Pope had spoken out so boldly on the AIDS problem.
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In science:

Evaluation For Darpa Communicator Spoken Dialogue Systems.
Modeling informational novelty in a conversational system with a hybrid statistical and grammar-based approach to natural language generation
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