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Definition of the Queen’s Speech noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Queen’s Speech

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in the UK, a statement read by the Queen at the start of a new Parliament, which contains details of the government’s plans Culture The speech is written for the Queen by members of the government. It is an important occasion and is broadcast on television and radio. When a king is ruling it becomes the King's Speech.