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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Pertaining to the mouth.

Usage examples (32)
  • It was oral tradition to sing the story of Homer in The Odyssey.
  • The oral cavity
  • An oral tradition
  • oral hygiene for more
Tutoring comment
  • You speak your answers in an "oral" (pertaining to the mouth or speech) exam, but the answers are heard in an "aural" (pertaining to the ear or sound) way by the tester.
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