- 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 .
- 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."