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Noun: recitation  ,re-si'tey-shun
  1. Written matter that is recited from memory
     
  2. A public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance
    "the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems";
    - recital, reading
     
  3. A regularly scheduled session as part of a course of study
    - course session, class period
     
  4. Systematic training by multiple repetitions
    "recitation makes perfect";
    - exercise, practice, drill, practice session

Derived forms: recitations

Type of: grooming, matter, oral presentation, preparation, public speaking, session, speaking, speechmaking, training

Part of: class, course, course of instruction, course of study

Encyclopedia: Recitation