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1 expressed or communicated by voice
  • a baby's crying is usually interpreted as an oral expression of distress

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2 made or carried on through speaking rather than in writing
  • lawyers for the plaintiff will be presenting oral arguments before the Supreme Court next week

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The first known use of oral was in 1597

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“Oral.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/oral. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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