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Meaning of oral

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: using speech rather than writing; "an oral tradition";
             "an oral agreement" [syn: {oral}, {unwritten}]
      2: of or relating to or affecting or for use in the mouth; "oral
         hygiene"; "an oral thermometer"; "an oral vaccine"
      3: of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on
         which the mouth is located; "the oral cavity"; "the oral
         mucous membrane"; "the oral surface of a starfish" [ant:
      4: a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest
         is concentrated in the mouth; fixation at this stage is said
         to result in dependence, selfishness, and aggression [ant:
         {anal}, {anal retentive}]
      n 1: an examination conducted by spoken communication [syn:
           {oral}, {oral exam}, {oral examination}, {viva voce},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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