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"eloquent" in British English

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eloquentadjective

uk   us   /ˈel.ə.kwənt/
eloquence
noun [U] uk   us   /-kwəns/
She was ​renowned for her eloquence and ​beauty.
eloquently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
He ​spoke eloquently.
(Definition of eloquent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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eloquentadjective

 us   /ˈel·ɪ·kwənt/
using ​language to ​expressideas or ​opinionsclearly and well, so that they have a ​strongeffect on ​others: When ​required, he could be an eloquent ​speaker, but ​preferredtalking to ​smallgroups. Eloquent also ​means giving a ​clear, ​strongmessage: The ​pictures of ​destructionserved as an eloquent ​reminder of the hurricane’s ​power.
eloquence
noun [U]  us   /ˈel·ɪ·kwəns/
I was ​impressed by her eloquence.
eloquently
adverb  us   /ˈel·ɪ·kwənt·li/
(Definition of eloquent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eloquent”
in Arabic فَصيح…
in Korean 웅변을 잘 하는…
in Portuguese eloquente…
in Catalan eloqüent…
in Japanese 雄弁な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雄辩的,有说服力的…
in Turkish güzel konuşan, hitabeti kuvvetli…
in Russian красноречивый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雄辯的,有說服力的…
in Italian eloquente…
in Polish elokwentny, wymowny, sugestywny…
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