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elocution

el·o·cu·tion

elocution

 
pronunciation:
e l kyu shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: training in, or the art of, public speaking.
synonyms:
oratory, rhetoric
definition 2: one's style or manner of speaking, esp. in public.
synonyms:
intonation, speech
similar words:
articulation, delivery, diction, enunciation, parlance, phraseology, phrasing, wording
derivations: elocutionary (adj.), elocutionist (n.)
Word Parts
The word elocution contains the following parts:
e- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away
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The prefix e- is an assimilated form of ex- used before roots beginning with certain consonants (b d, g, j, l, m, n, r, v). See ex-.