As when I was doing an exercise about English reading, the word address is in my way. I can't think about its other meanings rather than as a noun (mean where you live) and a verb (usually used in giving a speech). Here is a picture with the word address in the third statement. Can anyone tell me the meaning?
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The meaning of “to address” in your example, “being able to address large groups of people,” is “to speak to,” or “to give a talk or a speech to.”
You could have had your answer much sooner simply by looking up, “to address,” in any number of online dictionaries. It is not necessary to come to a grammar website such as this one to ask the definition of a word.
Google Online Dictionary
verb 2. speak to (a person or an assembly), typically in a formal way. "she addressed an audience of the most important Shawnee chiefs" synonyms: talk to, give a talk to, speak to, make a speech to, give a lecture to, lecture, preach to, give a sermon to…