Recitation definition

rĕsĭ-tāshən
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The material so presented.
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A piece of prose or verse memorized for this.
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Oral delivery of prepared lessons by a pupil.
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A saying aloud in public of something memorized.
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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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The act of reciting memorized materials in a public performance.
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The class period within which this delivery occurs.
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A reciting by pupils of answers to questions on a prepared lesson.
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A class meeting or period in which this occurs.
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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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A reciting, as of facts, events, etc.; recital.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
recitation
Plural:
recitations