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ver·bal

verbal

 
 
pronunciation:
vuhr bl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with words.
That poet has wonderful verbal skill.
definition 2: using the spoken rather than the written word.
The buyer and seller made a verbal agreement before writing up a contract.
synonyms:
oral, spoken
antonyms:
written
derivation: verbally (adv.)
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The word verbal contains the following parts:
verb Latin root that means word
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