1. The act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); SYN. bringing.
2. The act of giving birth to a child; SYN. obstetrical delivery.
3. The voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another; SYN. livery, legal transfer.
ETYM Latin dicto a saying, a word, from dicere, dictum, to say; akin to dicare to proclaim, and to Eng. teach, token: cf. French diction. Related to Teach, Benison, Dedicate, Index, Judge, Preach, Vengeance.
The choice of words or phrasing.
The quality of enunciation or pronunciation.
elocution / eləkjuːʃn̩ /
Množina reči elocution je elocutions.
ETYM Latin elocutio, from eloqui, elocutus, to speak out: cf. French élocution. Related to Eloquent.
An expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture.