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as in linguistic
of or relating to words or language the child didn't yet have the verbal skills needed to tell the doctor about the pain he was experiencing

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as in oral
made or carried on through speaking rather than in writing a verbal agreement carries less force than a written contract

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“Verbal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/verbal. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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