eloquence

See also: éloquence

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French eloquence, from Latin eloquentia.

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɛl.ə.kwəns/
  • Hyphenation: el‧o‧quence

NounEdit

eloquence (countable and uncountable, plural eloquences)

  1. The quality of artistry and persuasiveness in speech or writing.
  2. (countable) An eloquent utterance.

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NounEdit

eloquence f (uncountable)

  1. eloquence (quality of being eloquent)