Elocutionist



[el-uh-kyoo-shuh n] /ˌɛl əˈkyu ʃən/

noun
1.
a person’s manner of speaking or reading aloud in public:
The actor’s elocution is faultless.
2.
the study and practice of oral delivery, including the control of both voice and gesture.
/ˌɛləˈkjuːʃən/
noun
1.
the art of public speaking, esp of voice production, delivery, and gesture
n.

mid-15c., from Late Latin elocutionem (nominative elocutio) “voice production, manner of expression,” in classical Latin, “oratorical expression,” noun of action from past participle stem of eloqui “speak out” (see eloquence).

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