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Noun: recital  ri'sI-t(u)l
  1. The act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
    "his recital was hesitant";
    - narration, yarn
     
  2. Performance of music or dance especially by soloists
     
  3. A public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance
    "the program included songs and recitals of well-loved poems";
    - recitation, reading
     
  4. A detailed statement giving facts and figures
    "his wife gave a recital of his infidelities"
     
  5. A detailed account or description of something
    "he was forced to listen to a recital of his many shortcomings"

Derived forms: recitals

Type of: account, chronicle, history, oral presentation, performance, public presentation, public speaking, report, speaking, speechmaking, statement, story

Encyclopedia: Recital