Significado de “rhetoric” - en el Diccionario Inglés

rhetoric en inglés británico

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rhetoricnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈret.ər.ɪk/ us /ˈret̬.ɚ.ɪk/

speech or writing intended to be effective and influence people:

How far the president will be able to translate his campaign rhetoric into action remains to be seen.
I was swayed by her rhetoric into donating all my savings to the charity.

specialized language the study of the ways of using language effectively

disapproving clever language that sounds good but is not sincere or has no real meaning:

In reply to the question, he just produced a lot of empty (= meaningless) rhetoric.

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  • He has toned down his rhetoric of late.
  • This isn't just rhetoric.
  • That may sound like rhetoric, a wild exaggeration.
  • Before long, the same political rhetoric was repeated.
  • Without a coherent set of policies to persuade the electorate, the Republicans have resorted to sloganeering and empty rhetoric.

(Definición de rhetoric del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

rhetoric en inglés americano

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rhetoricnoun [ U ]

us /ˈret̬·ər·ɪk/

speech or writing that is effective and persuasive

literature Rhetoric is also the art of speaking and writing effectively, or the study of this art.

rhetorical
adjective us /rɪˈtɔr·ɪ·kəl, -ˈtɑr-/

(Definición de rhetoric del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)