oracy

noun
ora·​cy | \ ˈȯr-ə-sē How to pronounce oracy (audio) , ˈär- \

Definition of oracy

: proficiency in oral expression and comprehension

First Known Use of oracy

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oracy

oral + -acy (as in literacy)

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The first known use of oracy was in 1965

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“Oracy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oracy. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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