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oral

adjective announced, articulated, audible, by word of mouth, communicated, enunciated, expressed, expressed in words, phonic, said, said aloud, sounded, spoken, spoken out loud, told, unwritten, uttered, verbal, vocal, vocalized, voiced
Associated concepts: nuncupative will, oral contract, oral testimony, statute of frauds
See also: language, nuncupative, parol, verbal

ORAL. Something spoken in contradistinction to something written; as oral evidence, which is evidence delivered verbally by a witness,

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Thus even this exclusively oral domain was invigorated, if not shaped, by print culture.
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