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recital

[ ri-sahyt-l ]
/ rɪˈsaɪt l /
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noun
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Origin of recital

First recorded in 1505–15; recite + -al2

synonym study for recital

7. See narrative.

OTHER WORDS FROM recital

re·cit·al·ist, nounnon·re·cit·al, noun, adjectivepre·re·cit·al, noun
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How to use recital in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for recital

recital
/ (rɪˈsaɪtəl) /

noun
a musical performance by a soloist or soloistsCompare concert (def. 1)
the act of reciting or repeating something learned or prepared
an account, narration, or description
a detailed statement of facts, figures, etc
(often plural) law the preliminary statement in a deed showing the reason for its existence and leading up to and explaining the operative part

Derived forms of recital

recitalist, noun
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