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English definition of “verbal”

verbal

adjective (SPOKEN)    /ˈvɜː.bəl/ US  /ˈvɝː-/
C2 spoken rather than written: a verbal agreement/description/explanation Airport officials received a stream of verbal abuse from angry passengers whose flights had been delayed.Forms of languages and specialist dialects verbally     /-i/ adverb Forms of languages and specialist dialects
(Definition of verbal adjective (SPOKEN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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