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Definition of Orator

Orator
Orator Or"a*tor, n. [L., fr. orare to speak, utter. See Oration.] 1. A public speaker; one who delivers an oration; especially, one distinguished for his skill and power as a public speaker; one who is eloquent. I am no orator, as Brutus is. --Shak. Some orator renowned In Athens or free Rome. --Milton. 2. (Law) (a) In equity proceedings, one who prays for relief; a petitioner. (b) A plaintiff, or complainant, in a bill in chancery. --Burrill. 3. (Eng. Universities) An officer who is the voice of the university upon all public occasions, who writes, reads, and records all letters of a public nature, presents, with an appropriate address, those persons on whom honorary degrees are to be conferred, and performs other like duties; -- called also public orator.

Meaning of Orator from wikipedia

- An orator, or oratist, is a public speaker, especially one who is eloquent or skilled. Recorded in English c. 1374, with a meaning of "one who pleads or...
- philosophy and politics, and he is considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists. He came from a wealthy muni****l family of the Roman...
- Orator was written by Marcus Tullius Cicero in the latter part of the year 46 B.C. It is his last work on rhetoric, three years before his death. Describing...
- on principles drawn from the practices and experiences of ancient Gr**** orators. Aristotle was one who first recorded the teachers of oratory to use definitive...
- The Columbian Orator, a collection of political essays, poems, and dialogues first published in 1797, was widely used in American schoolrooms in the first...
- The statue called The Orator (English) is also known as L'Arringatore (Italian), Aule Meteli (Etruscan) or Aulus Metellus (Latin). The sculpture was made...
- The ten Attic orators were considered the greatest orators and logographers of the cl****ical era (5th–4th century BC). They are included in the "Canon...
- Gr****: Ἀντιφῶν ὁ Ῥαμνούσιος) (480–411 BC) was the earliest of the ten Attic orators, and an important figure in fifth-century Athenian political and intellectual...
- An orator is a person who speaks in public. Orator may also refer to: Attic orators Given name Orator Fuller Cook (1867–1949), American botanist and entomologist...
- Aristogeiton (Gr****: Ἀριστογείτων; lived 4th century BC) was an Athenian orator and adversary of Demosthenes and Dinarchus. His father, Scydimus, died in...
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