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English definition of “recite”


verb [I/T]  /rɪˈsɑɪt/ us  
to say a piece of writing aloud from memory: [I] He was nervous about reciting in front of the class. [T] The children recite the Pledge of Allegiance every morning.
noun [C]  /ˌres·ɪˈteɪ·ʃən/ us  
fml a recitation of the "Gettysburg Address"
(Definition of recite from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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