Exordium - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzɔːrdiːəm|  American pronunciation of the word exordium
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzɔːdɪəm|  British pronunciation of the word exordium

noun

- (rhetoric) the introductory section of an oration or discourse

Examples

...in his exordium the author warns his readers that they should expect a radically different interpretation of the causes of the war...

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