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“recital” in British English

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recitalnoun [ C ]

uk /rɪˈsaɪ.təl/ us /rɪˈsaɪ.t̬əl/

a performance of music or poetry, usually given by one person or a small group of people:

I went to a violin recital today.
He is giving a recital of Bach's sonatas.

a detailed description of something or a list of things:

She gave us a long, boring recital of all her troubles.

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

“recital” in American English

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recitalnoun [ C ]

us /rɪˈsɑɪ·t̬əl/

a performance of music or dance, usually given by one person or a small group of people:

a piano recital

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