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oralism

[awr-uh-liz-uh m, ohr-]
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  1. the theory, practice, or advocacy of education for the deaf chiefly or exclusively through lipreading, training in speech production, and training of residual hearing.
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Origin of oralism

First recorded in 1880–85; oral + -ism
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