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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (rhetoric) a formal or authoritative address that advises or exhorts.

Usage examples (33)
  • This is called the allocution as they say in "Law and Order."
  • The judge said his statement to the court, called "allocution" in the federal system, was the most eloquent he had heard.
  • VIVIANO: You are waiving your right to allocution.
  • Poésie: allocution au Banquet Nobel du 10 décembre 1960. for more
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