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Definition of soliloquy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    soliloquy

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//səˈlɪləkwi//
     
    [countable, uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a speech in a play in which a character, who is alone on the stage, speaks his or her thoughts; the act of speaking thoughts in this way synonym monologue
  2. 2 Hamlet's famous soliloquy, “To be or not to be…” the playwright's use of soliloquy
soliloquize
 
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NAmE//səˈlɪləˌkwaɪz//
 
verb [intransitive]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: soliloquy