King's speech

King's speech
(in the British Parliament) a speech reviewing domestic conditions and foreign relations, prepared by the ministry in the name of the sovereign, and read at the opening of the Parliament either by the sovereign in person or by commission. Also called, when a queen is sovereign, Queen's speech.

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King's Speech see ↑Queen's Speech under ↑queen
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Main Entry:king
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Queen's Speech (or King's Speech in a king's reign) noun
1. The sovereign's address to parliament at its annual opening ceremony, describing proposed government legislation
2. An address to the nation and Commonwealth by the sovereign on Christmas day, broadcast on television and radio
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Main Entry:queen

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King's speech,
a speech read by the king at the opening of the British Parliament, prepared by the ministers of the government to explain domestic and foreign policy. Also, Queen's speech.

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the ˌKing's ˈspeech 7 [King's speech] noun
the word for Queen's speech when the UK has a king

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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