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Definition of -speak combining form from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

-speak

 combining form
combining form
NAmE//spik//
 
(in nouns) (often disapproving)
 
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the language used by a particular group of people, especially when it is difficult for other people to understand or they find it annoying management-speak Visitors to Web sites don't want to read marketing-speak. His e-mail was a nonsensical paragraph of management-speak. Unlike his colleagues, he avoids White House speak. The “finished goods inventory”—that's Wall Street speak for unsold goods.
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