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  • n  (rhetoric) a formal or authoritative address that advises or exhorts

  • I am here today to accept responsibility for my crimes by pleading guilty and, with this plea allocution, explain the means by which I carried out and concealed my fraud.
  • In his allocution he deplored civil unrest in Italy; expressed sorrow for the tenseness between the Church, and the governments of Chile; Argentina, Mexico and Czechoslovakia .
  • Day before, in his Consistorial allocution, Pius XII emphasized the "supranational" character of the Church's spiritual empire, contrasted its view of man with the machinations of .
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  • Andrew Cuomo in Albany Times Union
    This is not three layers deep, four layers deep: This is the top senior official who made the investment decisions,Cuomo said. "In his allocution, he says there was a culture of corruption in the comptroller's office."

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