|part of speech:
||reciting in public.
The poet's recitation of his most recent works was well-received by the audience.
||a session of a class or course for exercising students' memory of material that has been previously studied.
The French teacher always makes time for recitation in the second half of the class.
||oral reporting from memory of facts, quotes, summaries, or the like.
The meeting began with a recitation of the past quarter's sales figures.Many passengers ignore the flight attendant's recitation of safety features on the aircraft.
- similar words:
- account, narration, recital