Definition of 'verbal'
Example sentences containing 'verbal'
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People who told them to pipe down got verbal abuse. The Sun (2016)The verbal abuse which has been hurled about in public and on social media is quite appalling and totally unacceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She lost two lawsuits last winter filed by former employees at the residence who accused her of verbal and emotional abuse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The model has accused the boxer's parents of verbal and physical abuse. The Sun (2016)Unique mix of electronic textures and rock guitars held together by verbal dexterity. The Sun (2008)The incidents refer to alleged verbal abuse. The Sun (2012)The company refused to honour the verbal agreement and put him on a more expensive tariff. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The physical attacks have stopped but the verbal abuse continues. The Sun (2016)We found that she had organizational and verbal skills. Christianity Today (2000)He has a verbal agreement to take charge of the club in the summer. The Sun (2016)Police said a man had been arrested for verbal abuse and damaging a car. The Sun (2009)In this situation you will have to use verbal skills as well. Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)Instead, officers often merely give verbal warnings. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We expect verbal attack, and it helps to keep us honest. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The first tested numerical and verbal reasoning, the second spatial manipulation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Her verbal dexterity when delivering a stream of brilliant put-downs is extremely impressive. The Sun (2008)Because of his appearance, he has become the victim of verbal and physical attacks. The Sun (2015)Next are online tests, such as numeracy and verbal reasoning. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They said it was to settle a verbal agreement made 13 years before. The Sun (2016)Taking strength from that she was able to become angry with her husband, who also survived her verbal attack. Know Your Own Mind (1991)Riches's blend of verbal dexterity, physical comedy and genuinely unpleasant liquids makes for a truly immersive experience. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'verbal'
Very Common. verbal is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'verbal'
British English: verbal ADJECTIVE
You use verbal to indicate that something is expressed in speech rather than in writing or action.
They were subjected to a torrent of verbal abuse.
Definition of verbal from the Collins English Dictionary
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