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Oratory is a type of public speaking. Oratory may also refer to: Contents. [hide]. 1 Places; 2 Public speaking; 3 Religious order; 4 See also. Places[edit]. Oratory ...

Oratory | Define Oratory at Dictionary.com


Oratory definition, skill or eloquence in public speaking: The evangelist moved thousands to repentance with his oratory. See more.

oratory - definition of oratory in English | Oxford Dictionaries


2(in the Roman Catholic Church) a religious society of secular priests founded in Rome in 1564 to provide plain preaching and popular services and established ...



(Latin oratorium, from orare, to pray). As a general term, Oratory signifies a place of prayer, but technically it means a structure other than a parish church, set ...

oratory - Wiktionary


oratory (uncountable). (uncountable) The art of public speaking, especially in a formal, expressive, or forceful manner. (uncountable) Eloquence; the quality of ...

oratory | rhetoric | Britannica.com


Oratory, the rationale and practice of persuasive public speaking. It is immediate in its audience relationships and reactions, but it may also have broad historical ...

oratory definition and synonyms | Macmillan Dictionary


Define oratory and get synonyms. What is oratory? oratory meaning, pronunciation and more by Macmillan Dictionary.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Oratory Oratory § San Jose Latin Mass


Mass intention calendar. Clergy. Vicar General and Delegate for the United States: The Very Reverend Monsignor R. Michael Schmitz. Provincial Superior: ...

Oratory @ Berkeley


Oratory @ Berkeley is a newly founded club here at University of California, Berkeley. We aim to educate and empower our peers in the art of public speaking .

oratory (n.1) - Online Etymology Dictionary


1300, from Old French oratorie and directly from Late Latin oratorium "place of prayer" (especially the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Rome, where musical services  ...

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Oratory | Definition of Oratory by Merriam-Webster


1 : a place of prayer; especially : a private or institutional chapel. 2 capitalized : an Oratorian congregation, house, or church. See words that rhyme with oratory.

Oratory - definition of oratory by The Free Dictionary


or·a·to·ry <sup>1</sup> n. 1. The art of public speaking. 2. Eloquence or skill in making speeches to the public. 3. Public speaking marked by the use of overblown rhetoric.

Oratory Preparatory School


Oratory Preparatory School, commonly known as Oratory Prep, is a Roman Catholic college preparatory day school for boys in grades 7-12, located in Summit, ...