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Meaning of oralism

o•ral•ism

Pronunciation: (ôr'u-liz"um, ōr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the theory, practice, or advocacy of education for the deaf chiefly or exclusively through lipreading, training in speech production, and training of residual hearing. Cf.
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