HyperDic: oration

English > 1 sense of the word oration:
NOUNcommunicationorationan instance of oratory
oration > pronunciation
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > oration: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn instance of oratory.
Example"he delivered an oration on the decline of family values"
Partsperoration(rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration
NarrowerperorationA flowery and highly rhetorical oration
Broaderoratoryaddressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous)

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