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oralism

[ awr-uh-liz-uhm, ohr- ]
/ ˈɔr əˌlɪz əm, ˈoʊr- /
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noun
the theory, practice, or advocacy of education for the Deaf chiefly or exclusively through lipreading, training in speech production, and training of residual hearing.Compare manualism.

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Origin of oralism

First recorded in 1880–85; oral + -ism
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