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oratorynoun [U]

us   /ˈɔr·əˌtɔr·i, ˈɑr-, -ˌtoʊr·i/
the activity of giving skillful and effective speeches in public
orator
noun [C] us   /ˈɔr·ət̬·ər, ˈɑr-/
Daniel Webster was famous as an orator.
(Definition of oratory from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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oratorynoun [U]

uk   /ˈɒr.ə.tər.i/ us   /ˈɔːr.ə.tɔːr.i/ formal
oratorical
adjective uk   /ˌɒr.əˈtɒr.ɪ.kəl/ us   /ˌɔːr.əˈtɔːr.ɪ.kəl/
oratorical skill
(Definition of oratory from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oratory”
in Chinese (Simplified) 演讲才能, 雄辩…
in Turkish hatiplik, belagat…
in Russian красноречие, ораторское искусство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 演講才能, 雄辯…
in Polish krasomówstwo…
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