how to pronounce oratory

/ˈɔːɹəˌtɔːɹiː/

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oratory is pronounced in four syllables

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ɔːɹətɔːɹ

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An example use of oratory in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… manner and matchless oratory marked him …”

meanings of oratory

noun:

  1. A large Roman Catholic church.
  2. A private chapel or prayer room.
  3. The art of public speaking, especially in a formal, expressive, or forceful manner.
  4. Eloquence; the quality of artistry and persuasiveness in speech or writing.

words that rhyme with oratory

exploratory

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