exordium definition

  • noun:
    • A beginning or introductory part, specifically of a speech or treatise.
    • a newbie
    • The introduction to a paper or discourse.
    • a new; an introduction; specifically, the basic part of a discourse or written structure, which prepares the viewers when it comes to main topic; the opening section of an oration.
    • The beginning of such a thing; specifically, the introductory element of a discourse, meant to prepare the viewers when it comes to primary topic; the preface or proemial element of a composition.
    • Synonyms Proem; Prelude, Preface, etc. See introduction.
    • (rhetoric) the introductory portion of an oration or discourse
    • a new or introductory part, specially of a speech or treatise.
    • A beginning
    • The introduction to a paper or discourse.
    • A beginning; an introduction; especially, the basic section of a discourse or written composition, which prepares the viewers for primary subject; the orifice element of an oration.
    • the start of such a thing; specifically, the introductory part of a discourse, designed to prepare the audience when it comes to main topic; the preface or proemial element of a composition.
    • Synonyms Proem; Prelude, Preface, etc. See introduction.
    • (rhetoric) the introductory part of an oration or discourse

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