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diction (s) (noun) (no plural)
1. The manner in which something is expressed in words: The TV reporter's diction made his choice or selection of words and phrases very easy to understand.
2. A verbal style of writing or speaking: The politician's speech was so full of careless diction that no one considered him qualified and so he lost the election.
3. Etymology: from Latin dictio, "mode of expression, a saying"; from dicere, "to speak, to say".
Enunciation or expressing ideas in words.
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The verbal style a person makes while expressing ideas or concepts in words when speaking or writing. (1)