Recitation meaning

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The definition of a recitation is the telling of details, or the act of saying something that’s been memorized out loud, or the thing that is read.

An example of a recitation is telling a policeman what happened at a crime scene one more time.

An example of a recitation is a student saying a poem that they memorized as part of their classwork.

An example of a recitation is the poem that each student memorized.

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A reciting, as of facts, events, etc.; recital.
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The act of publicly reciting something previously memorized.
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A regularly scheduled class, in a school, in which discussion occurs of the material covered in a parallel lecture.
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