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ˌɛl əˈkyu ʃənelo·cu·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elocutionnoun

    an expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture

Wiktionary

  1. elocutionnoun

    The art of public speaking with expert control of gesture and voice, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elocutionnoun

    utterance by speech

    Etymology: [L. elocutio, fr. eloqui, elocutus, to speak out: cf. F. locution. See Eloquent.]

  2. Elocutionnoun

    oratorical or expressive delivery, including the graces of intonation, gesture, etc.; style or manner of speaking or reading in public; as, clear, impressive elocution

    Etymology: [L. elocutio, fr. eloqui, elocutus, to speak out: cf. F. locution. See Eloquent.]

  3. Elocutionnoun

    suitable and impressive writing or style; eloquent diction

    Etymology: [L. elocutio, fr. eloqui, elocutus, to speak out: cf. F. locution. See Eloquent.]

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  1. Elocution

    Elocution is the study of formal speaking in pronunciation, grammar, style, and tone.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Elocution

    el-o-kū′shun, n. the art of effective speaking, more esp. of public speaking, regarding solely the utterance or delivery: eloquence.—adj. Elocū′tionary.—n. Elocū′tionist, one versed in elocution: a teacher of elocution. [Fr.,—L. elocution-em, eloqui, elocūtuse, out, loqui, to speak.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elocution in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elocution in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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