[ awr-uh-see, ohr- ]
/ ˈɔr ə si, ˈoʊr- /
the ability to express oneself in and understand spoken language.
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Words nearby oracy
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British Dictionary definitions for oracy
/ (ˈɔːrəsɪ) /
the capacity to express oneself in and understand speech
Word Origin for oracy
C20: from Latin or-, os mouth, by analogy with literacy
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