Definition of cued speech in English:

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cued speech

Pronunciation: /ˌkyo͞od ˈspēCH/

Entry from US English dictionary


A method of communication in which the mouth movements of speech are combined with a system of hand movements to facilitate understanding and use by people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Example sentences
  • Parents are the primary teachers of cued speech to their child.
  • Thus, in cued speech the letter ‘C’ does not appear since it is pronounced either ‘S’ or ‘K’.
  • This group was started by the parent of a deaf child who is excited about beginning the adventure of learning cued speech.

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Syllabification: cued speech

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