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English definition of “rhetorician”

rhetorician

noun [C]     /ˌret.əˈrɪʃ.ən/ US  /ˌret̬-/
formal a person who is good at speaking in public , especially someone who is able to influence people Linguistic terms and linguistic style specialized language a person who teaches the skill of speaking and writing in an effective way that influences people : Lucian was a famous Greek rhetorician.Linguistic terms and linguistic style
(Definition of rhetorician noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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