Rec`i*ta"tion (?), n. [L. recitatio: cf. F. r'ecitation. See Recite.]

1.

The act of reciting; rehearsal; repetition of words or sentences.

Hammond.

2.

The delivery before an audience of something committed to memory, especially as an elocutionary exhibition; also, that which is so delivered.

3. Colleges and Schools

The rehearsal of a lesson by pupils before their instructor.

 

© Webster 1913.

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