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Definition of the noun allocution

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noun - plural: allocutions

  1. (rhetoric) a formal or authoritative address that advises or exhorts

Alternative definition of the noun allocution

noun

  1. A formal speech, especially one which is regarded as authoritative and forceful.
  2. [chiefly US, legal] The question put to a convicted defendant by a judge after the rendering of the verdict in a trial, in which the defendant is asked whether he or she wishes to make a statement to the court before sentencing; the statement made by a defendant in response to such a question; the legal right of a defendant to make such a statement.
  3. [chiefly US, legal] The legal right of a victim, in some jurisdictions, to make a statement to a court prior to sentencing of a defendant convicted of a crime causing injury to that victim; the actual statement made to a court by a victim.
  4. [Roman Catholicism] A pronouncement by a pope to an assembly of church officials concerning a matter of church policy.

Explanation

  1. Allocution: In the criminal procedure of some common law jurisdictions, an allocution or allocutus is a formal statement made to the court by the defendant who has been found guilty, prior to being sentenced.
  2. Allocution: In media theory, allocution is the one-way dissemination of information through a media channel.

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Google previewDigital Democracy (2000)

Issues of Theory and Practice by Kenneth L Hacker, Jan van Dijk

Allocution is the most typical pattern in the traditional mass media and political communication practices of mass society. It is known as oneway trafiic, which does not rule out an audience being active in selection, perception and cognition.

Google previewA Letter Addressed to His Grace the Duke of Norfolk (1875)

On Occasion of Mr. Gladstone's Recent Expostulation by John Henry Newman

The Allocution is a long argument to the effect that the moving parties in that Progress, Liberalism, and new Civilization, make use of it so seriously to the injury of the Faith and the Church, that it is both out of the power, and contrary to the duty, ...

Google previewThe Builder (1921)

A Journal for the Masonic Student

allocution is a sort of protest against the decline both of the faith and influence of the Church in Italy, as though the falling-off were to be traced, not to the inherent weakness and corruption of Rome herself, but to the 'perfidious nature of ...

Google previewA Liberalism Safe for Catholicism? (2017)

Perspectives from The Review of Politics by Daniel Philpott, Ryan T. Anderson

The Allocution is a long argument to the effect that the moving parties in that Progress, Liberalism, and new Civilization, make use of it so seriously to the injury of the Faith and the Church, that it is both out of the power, and contrary to the duty, ...

Google previewA Letter Addressed to the Duke of Norfolk: On Occasion of Mr. Gladstone's Recent Expostulation (2015)

by Blessed John Henry Newman, Aeterna Press

The Allocution is a long argument ...

Google previewDr. John Henry Newman's Reply to Mr. Gladstone's pamphlet (1875)

by John Henry Newman

The Allocution is a long argument to the effect that the moving parties in that Progress, Liberalism and New Civilization, make use of it so seriously to the injury of the Faith and the Church, that it is both out of the power, and contrary to the duty ...

Google previewThe Vatican Decrees in Their Bearing on Civil Allegiance (1874)

A Political Expostulation by William Ewart Gladstone

The Allocution is a long argument to the effect that the moving parties in that Progress, Liberalism, and new Civilization, make use of "it so seriously to the injury of the Faith and the Church, that it is both out of the power, and contrary to the duty ...

Google previewMellinkoff's Dictionary of American Legal Usage (2009)

by David Mellinkoff

allocution Temporary alimony, whether pendente lite or for some other limited period, is distinguished from the apparent foreverness of permanent alimony: an imprecise term, sometimes applied to lifetime payments to a spouse, payments ...

Google previewMultilingual Law Dictionary (1979)

by Lawrence Deems Egbert, Fernando Morales Macedo

allocution (f); discours (m) adequacy alocución (f); dis- ...

Google previewHaydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages and Nations (1876)

by Joseph Haydn

Pope's severe allocution against Italy and Russia, 29 Oct. The pope invites all catholic bishops to meet at Rome to celebrate the 18th centenary of the martyrdom of Peter and Paul . . 8 Dec. The pope's blessing given to French troops, 6 Dec, ...

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne

Allocution is a solemn form ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (1967)

by Ernest Weekley

allocution. L. allocutio-n- , from alloqui, to address, from loqui, locut-, to speah. allodial [hist.]. Of lands held in ahsolute ownership. MedL. allodialis, from allodium (in Salic Law and Domesday Booh), OHG.

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1922)

A Comprehensive Reference Work by Thomas Edward Finegan

Allocution. a. term. particularly. ap_. plied to certain addresses on important occasions made by the pope to the cardinals. Allnrlinm (a-16'di-um), land held in aiiuuiuui one's own right, without any feudal obligation to a superior or lord.

Google previewCatholic Dictionary, Revised (2002)

by Peter Stravinskas

CCC 2589 Allocution (ALloKYÖÖshuhn): 1. An address given by the Pope to the College of Cardinals during a secret consistory. If relevant to the faithful, the allocution is later published. 2. The address by the Legion of Mary spiritual ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature (2012)

A - G. by Frederick Burwick

which included the 'Alocución a la poesía' (Allocution to Poetry), considered to be a foundational ...

Google previewA Catholic Dictionary (1997)

by Rev. Fr. Donald Attwater

ALLOCUTION, PAPAL. An address delivered by the pope to the cardinals in ...

Google previewDictionary of Legal Terms, 5th edition

by Steven H. Gifis

ALLOCUTION the requirement in common law that, following the verdict of conviction, the judge ask the defendant to show legal cause why sentence should not be pronounced. It continues to be part of the sentencing procedure in a majority ...

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Video shows what allocution means. A formal speech, especially one which is regarded as authoritative and forceful.. The question put to a convicted defendant ...

Scrabble value of A1L1L1O1C3U1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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