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oracy

[awr-uh-see, ohr-] /ˈɔr ə si, ˈoʊr-/
noun
1.
the ability to express oneself in and understand spoken language.
Origin of oracy
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65; or(al) + (liter)acy
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British Dictionary definitions for oracy

oracy

/ˈɔːrəsɪ/
noun
1.
the capacity to express oneself in and understand speech
Word Origin
C20: from Latin or-, os mouth, by analogy with literacy
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