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English noun: recital

1. recital (communication) the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events


SamplesHis narration was hesitant.


Synonymsnarration, yarn


Broader (hypernym)account, report


Narrower (hyponym)recounting, relation, telling


Part holonymbody, close, closing, conclusion, end, ending, introduction

2. recital (communication) performance of music or dance especially by soloists


Broader (hypernym)performance, public presentation

3. recital (communication) a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance


SamplesThe program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems.


Synonymsreading, recitation


Broader (hypernym)oral presentation, public speaking, speaking, speechmaking


Narrower (hyponym)declamation

4. recital (communication) a detailed statement giving facts and figures


SamplesHis wife gave a recital of his infidelities.


Broader (hypernym)statement

5. recital (communication) a detailed account or description of something


SamplesHe was forced to listen to a recital of his many shortcomings.


Broader (hypernym)account, chronicle, history, story









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