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verbal

adjective
 
 
/ˈvɜːbəl/
spoken rather than written: verbal agreement/assurance/contract A verbal agreement had been reached with investors. The management will not tolerate physical or verbal abuse of its staff. Her manager had given her several verbal warnings but nothing in writing.
someone with good verbal skills uses language well and communicates clearly: The position requires strong written and verbal communication skills.
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