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re·cit·al / riˈsītl/ • n. 1. the performance of a program of music by a solo instrumentalist or singer or by a small group: a piano recital. 2. an enumeration or listing of connected names, facts, or elements; a recital of their misfortunes. 3. (usu. recitals) Law the part of a legal document that explains the purpose of the deed and gives factual information. DERIVATIVES: re·cit·al·ist / -ist/ n.

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Recital

RECITAL

A formal statement appearing in a legal document such as a deed that is preliminary in nature and provides an explanation of the reasons for the transaction.

The recital in a deed, for example, might indicate the reasons why the owner is selling the property.

In pleading, a recital is the statement of matter that is introductory to a positive allegation; it begins with the words, "For that whereas …" and is followed by the claim of the party.

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recital

recital. Term denoting a mus. perf. by soloists or duettists, e.g. an organ recital, song recital (by 1 or 2 singers), pf. recital, sonata recital. Orig. referred only to singers, but was applied c.1840 to Liszt's concert perfs.

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