Definitions for recitation
ˌrɛs ɪˈteɪ ʃənrecita·tion
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written matter that is recited from memory
recitation, recital, readingnoun
a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance
"the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems"
course session, class period, recitationnoun
a regularly scheduled session as part of a course of study
exercise, practice, drill, practice session, recitationnoun
systematic training by multiple repetitions
"practice makes perfect"
The act of publicly reciting something previously memorized.
The material recited.
A regularly scheduled class, in a school, in which discussion occurs of the material covered in a parallel lecture.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from recite.
If menaces of scripture fall upon men’s persons, if they are but the recitations and descriptions of God’s decreed wrath, and those decrees and that wrath have no respect to the actual sins of men; why should terrors restrain me from sin, when present advantage invites me to it? Henry Hammond.
He used philosophical arguments and recitations. William Temple.
A recitation in a general sense is the act of reciting from memory, or a formal reading of verse or other writing before an audience.Public recitation is the act of reciting a work of writing before an audience.
Recitation is the act of verbally presenting or repeating information, usually in a structured or formal manner in front of an audience. This can include the recitation of poems, prose, prayers, and pieces of literature, often for the purpose of practice, teaching, or performance.
the act of reciting; rehearsal; repetition of words or sentences
the delivery before an audience of something committed to memory, especially as an elocutionary exhibition; also, that which is so delivered
the rehearsal of a lesson by pupils before their instructor
Etymology: [L. recitatio: cf. F. rcitation. See Recite.]
A recitation in a general sense is the act of reciting from memory, or a formal reading of verse or other writing before an audience.
The numerical value of recitation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of recitation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
I have the greatest respect for Sen. Sanders and he makes a passionate case against the big banks and his solution is recitation of Glass-Steagall, which would, in his view, lead to the breaking up of the big banks, that leaves out a huge part of the financial system. I don't want them to get away with that.
So if they choose not to recite the pledge, they stand quietly. Nothing is forced on the child. kids can not be required to say it, but leading in the recitation of it is as constitutional as the national motto In God We Trust.
We are shut up in schools and college recitation rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bellyful of words and do not know a thing.
Kids can not be required to say it, but leading in the recitation of it is as constitutional as the national motto In God We Trust, if singing God Bless America is good enough for New York, it should be good enough for New Jersey.
We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing.
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