elocution : Definition, Usages, News and More

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e luh kyooh shuhn

  • n  an expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture

  • He spoke with clarion clarity, his voice an elocution teacher's pride, easily parodied but intimate, powerful and oh-so-precise.
  • As the transcript portrays him, Mohammed spoke with a meandering elocution before three military officials, with no lawyer but an air force officer by his side serving as a .
  • Business schools moved to a model that emphasized quick thinking, confident elocution and a style of reasoning that looked more like combat than it did contemplation.
News & Articles

  • The Simple Solution for the Soaring Demand to Speak with a British English Accent
    LONDON, August 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Speak Easily's new eBook, How to Lose Your Accent, makes the accent reduction course from London's most successful elocution lessons available to people throughout ...
    Aug. 30, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • I Have a Dream: An Export Mightier Than McTikka
    KOLKATA, India -- At my school in Kolkata, far far away from the American civil rights movement and the red hills of Georgia, I Have a Dream was an elocution favorite. Tutored by Belgian priests, Bengali students from resolutely middle...
    Aug. 29, 2013 - New America Media
  • Honoring Martin Luther King with a Google doodle -- and our own dream
    (Click to enlarge) (Credit: Screenshot by Eric Mack/CNET) Yes, the back of a man's head that can be seen on Google's home page today is that of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream Speech" 50 years ago today. Google's tribute is a simple banner that shows Dr. King, mid-elocution, standing before a microphone and a massive crowd on the National Mall. The most well ...
    Aug. 28, 2013 - CNET

  • Jade Goody in New Zimbabwe.com
    But Jade yelled: "I don't want elocution. I don't want elocution. You know what you need? Some real life in your life." "Your head's so far up your a**e you can smell your own s***."
  • Shetty in FOXNews
    Shetty replied: "Oh please, learn some manners. You know what you need? You need elocution classes, Jade."
  • Salim Muwakkil in History News Network
    Shortly before the primary, black progressive journalist Salim Muwakkil noted in the Chicago Tribune that Obama was "perhaps the least favorite son," observing that "his Harvard education and crisp elocution mark him as insufficiently...

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