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oratory

noun [U]     /ˈɒr.ə.tər.i/ US  /ˈɔːr.ə.tɔːr-/ formal
skilful and effective public speaking : The prime minister has a reputation for powerful oratory.Lecturing and addressing oratorical     /ˌɒr.əˈtɒr.ɪ.kəl/ US  /ˌɔːr.əˈtɔːr-/ adjective oratorical skill Talkative and eloquent
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