diction

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin dictiō, dictiōnis, from dictus, past participle of dicere ‎(to speak), from Proto-Indo-European *deyḱ- ‎(to show, point out).

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Noun[edit]

diction ‎(countable and uncountable, plural dictions)

  1. The effectiveness and degree of clarity of word choice, and presentation of said words.

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