Meaning of recitation
Pronunciation: (res"i-tā'shun), [key]
- an act of reciting.
- a reciting or repeating of something from memory, esp. formally or publicly.
- oral response by a pupil or pupils to a teacher on a prepared lesson.
- a period of classroom instruction.
- an elocutionary delivery of a piece of poetry or prose, without the text, before an audience.
- a piece so delivered or for such delivery.
- recitation (Thesaurus)