orally Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “orally” in the English Dictionary

"orally" in British English

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/ˈɔː.rə.li/  us /ˈɔr.əˌli/

orally adverb (in speech)

expressed in ​speech, not writing: You need to be ​able to ​communicate well both orally and in writing.

orally adverb (by mouth)

specialized medical entering the ​body through the ​mouth: The ​drug is ​designed to be taken orally.
(Definition of orally from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"orally" in American English

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orallyadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɔr·ə·li, ˈoʊr-/

orally adverb [not gradable] (BY MOUTH)

by or done to the ​mouth: This ​medicine is to be taken orally.

orally adverb [not gradable] (BY SPEAKING)

by ​speaking; not by writing: She ​decided to give the ​report orally ​rather than in writing.
(Definition of orally from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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