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verb [intransitive/transitive] British English pronunciation: recite /rɪˈsaɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrecite
he/she/itrecites
present participlereciting
past tenserecited
past participlerecited
  1. to say a poem or story that you have learnt to an audience

    He recited his poem in front of the whole school.

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