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ORATOR, practice. A good man, skillful in speaking well, and who employs a perfect eloquence to defend causes either public or private. Dupin, Profession d'Avocat, tom. 1, p. 19..
     2. In chancery, the party who files a bill calls himself in those pleadings your orator. Among the Romans, advocates were called orators. Code, 1, 8, 33, 1.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Study of the nature and functions of the so-called orateur in seventeenth-century French theatre troupes has given rise to much speculation, and this despite the seemingly straightforward explanations and examples provided in 1674 by Samuel Chappuzeau in Book III of Le Theatre francois, the only surviving printed text of the period to report on the day-to-day workings of the various major companies.
Pour Aristote "on persuade par le caractere [??] en grec ethos [??], quand le discours est de nature a rendre l'orateur digne de foi ; car les honnetes gens nous inspirent confiance plus grande et plus prompte sur toutes les questions en general" (Rhetorique 1356 a).
For more specific information on the peculiar capacity of ceremonial speeches to convey ideological positions and axiological claims, see "Eloquence d'apparat et representation institutionnelle: pouvoir du magistrat et autorite de l'orateur," "Le Cardinal de Richelieu, protecteur des lettres dans les discours de l'Academie francaise," and "Eloquence and Ideology: Between Image and Propaganda." I will not refer to th ese texts anymore, but they are the backdrop for this study.
ORATEUR 2 is an open modular platform for operators, ISPS, ASPS, integrators, telecom equipment suppliers and major corporations.
Operateur economique a Dakhla, ce bel orateur est le modele parfait d'un sahraoui de pere en fils, qui, un jour decida de regagner la mere patrie pour contribuer au developpement socio-economique de sa region.