Meaning of “oration” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"oration" in British English

See all translations

orationnoun [ C ]

uk /ɔːˈreɪ.ʃən/ /ɒrˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /ɔːrˈeɪ.ʃən/ formal

(Definition of “oration” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"oration" in American English

See all translations

orationnoun [ C ]

us /ɔˈreɪ·ʃən, oʊˈreɪ-/

a formal public speech about a serious subject:

a funeral oration

(Definition of “oration” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)