Etymology
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recital (n.)

1510s, a legal term, "that part of a deed which contains a rehearsal or statement of relevant facts," from recite (v.) + -al (2). From 1560s as "that which is recited, a story." The meaning "act of reciting, a telling over, narration" is from 1610s; musical performance sense is from 1811 (especially one given by a single performer).

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Definitions of recital

recital (n.)
the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events;
Synonyms: narration / yarn
recital (n.)
performance of music or dance especially by soloists;
recital (n.)
a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance;
Synonyms: recitation / reading
recital (n.)
a detailed statement giving facts and figures;
his wife gave a recital of his infidelities
recital (n.)
a detailed account or description of something;
he was forced to listen to a recital of his many shortcomings
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