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Video footage: KAKAMEGA, KENYA - October 7th, 2014: Unidentified school girls perform a spoken word about water in Kakamega, Kenya. (For editorial use only.)
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Definition of the noun spoken word

What does spoken word mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. a word that is spoken aloud
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of spoken word: vocable
    • more generic word: word = a unit of language that native speakers can identify

Music

  1. Spoken word involves performance-based poetry that focuses on the aesthetics of word play and story-telling. It often includes collaboration and experimentation with other art forms such as music, theater, and dance. There is no mandatory manner in which to perform spoken word, however, certain aspects of the artistry indicate that it is, indeed, spoken word. Spoken word usually tends to focus on the performance of the words themselves, the dynamics of tone, gestures, facial expressions, and more. Performers can weave in poetic components - such as rhyme, repetition, slang, improvisation, and many more elements of poetry - to create an atmosphere for the audience to experience.
    • also known as Spoken Word Poetry
  2. "Spoken word" is a musical album of Francis Schaeffer.
  3. "Spoken Word" is a musical album of Roy Ayers.
    • released in (17 years ago)
  4. "Spoken Word" is a composition.

Film

"Spoken Word" is a 2010 drama film written by William T. Conway and Joe Ray Sandoval and directed by Victor Nunez.

Miscellanea

Spoken Word is a 2013 Telly Award winning mini-TV series, created by SAVN.TV .

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Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Out-of-School Learning (2017)

by Kylie Peppler

Spoken word poetry is a hybrid art form that blends the composition and performance of the written word, incorporating...

Spoken word poetry is a popular art form among many teens, primarily in urban areas, who use writing and performance ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Perception (2009)

by E. Bruce Goldstein

By contrast, a spoken word is a sequence of elements temporally organized, and the order and the speed at which sensory information is received is not under the listener's control. Speech is a complex, transient, and rapidly changing signal.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

non-recognition of obijects feltParaphasia verbalis (spoken word forgetfulness), non-recol ection of word Sounds. _ Paramusia (musical sound forgetfulness), non-recollection of musical Auditory ...

Google previewDictionary of Vedanta (2002)

by Samir Nath

The spoken word had a mysterious, supernatural power; it contained within itself the essence of the thing denoted. To 'know the name' or anything was to control the thing. The word means wisdom, knowledge; and knowledge, as we have ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning (2011)

by Norbert M. Seel

visual presentation-printed word combination, picture-spoken word combination, video-printed word audio combination, video-spoken word combination, and printed word–spoken word combination.

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Small photo of People watch and perform at Berlin Spoken Word in August, 2017 at Du Beast in Neukoelln.Small photo of People watch and perform at Berlin Spoken Word in August, 2017 at Du Beast in Neukoelln.Small photo of Frankfurt, Germany. 13th Oct, 2017. Jurczok, spoken word artist, Frankfurt Bookfair / Buchmesse Frankfurt 2017Small photo of Frankfurt, Germany. 13th Oct, 2017. Jurczok, spoken word artist, Frankfurt Bookfair / Buchmesse Frankfurt 2017Small photo of SEATTLE - APRIL 6: Controversial, singer, actor, poet and spoken word artist Henry Rollins performs on stage at the Triple Door Theater in Seattle, Washington on April 6, 2011.Small photo of SEATTLE - APRIL 6: Controversial, singer, actor, poet and spoken word artist Henry Rollins performs on stage at the Triple Door Theater in Seattle, Washington on April 6, 2011. More...

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