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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...
- The statue called The Orator (English) is also known as L' Arringatore (Italian), or Aulus Metellus (Latin), Aule Meteli (Etruscan). The sculpture was...
- ˈkɪ.kɛ.roː]; 3 January 106 BC – 7 December 43 BC) was a Roman statesman, orator, lawyer and philosopher, who served as consul in the year 63 BC. He came...
- The Columbian Orator, a collection of political essays, poems, and dialogues first published in 1797, was widely used in American schoolrooms in the first...
- on principles drawn from the practices and experiences of ancient Gr**** orators. Aristotle was one of the first recorded teachers of oratory to use definitive...
- Henry "Orator" Hunt (6 November 1773 – 15 February 1835) was a British radical speaker and agitator remembered as a pioneer of working-cl**** radicalism...
- 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...
- to a new generation." Obama is frequently referred to as an exceptional orator. During his pre-inauguration transition period and continuing into his presidency...
- The Orators: An English Study is a long poem in prose and verse written by W. H. Auden, first published in 1932. It is regarded as a major contribution...
- 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...
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