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reciteverb [I or T]

uk   /rɪˈsaɪt/ us   /rɪˈsaɪt/
to say a piece of writing aloud from memory, or to publicly say a list of things: She proudly recited the Pledge of Allegiance. The opposition party recited a long list of the government's failings.
(Definition of recite from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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reciteverb [I/T]

us   /rɪˈsɑɪt/
to say a piece of writing aloud from memory: [I] He was nervous about reciting in front of the class. [T] The children recite the Pledge of Allegiance every morning.
recitation
noun [C] us   /ˌres·ɪˈteɪ·ʃən/
fml a recitation of the "Gettysburg Address"
(Definition of recite from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “recite”
in Korean 암송하다…
in Arabic يُلقي…
in Malaysian mendeklamasikan…
in French réciter…
in Russian повторять наизусть…
in Chinese (Traditional) 背誦, 朗誦, 當衆吟誦…
in Italian recitare…
in Turkish ezbere söylemek/okumak…
in Polish recytować…
in Spanish recitar…
in Vietnamese kể lại…
in Portuguese recitar…
in Thai ท่อง…
in German aufsagen…
in Catalan recitar…
in Japanese ~を暗唱する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 背诵, 朗诵, 当众吟诵…
in Indonesian mengucapkan luar kepala…
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“recite” in American English

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