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This is what you get when governments treat oral health as an optional extra. The Sun (2016)Experts blame high amounts of sugar in food and drink as well as poor oral hygiene. The Sun (2017)With oral contraceptives it was when they were with a partner. The Sun (2016)The guidance says care homes should assess the oral health needs of residents and record them in personal care plans. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Work snack warning Eating biscuits and cakes at work is contributing to the obesity epidemic and poor oral health, dentists have said. Times, Sunday Times (2017)What does this suggest about his oral language skills? Goshgarian, Gary Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)It has been reported that only an oral agreement existed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The pair refused to give oral evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is an oral culture as much as a written one. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet poor oral hygiene is linked to an increased risk of heart disease. The Sun (2012)Poor oral health during childhood increases the risk for poor nutrition and other health problems. McKenzie, James F. & Pinger, Robert R. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Oral contraceptives became available in the beginning of the sixties. Bethune, Helen Positive Parent Power (1991)Oral language is a much more global language than that of the universities or church declarations. Christianity Today (2000)If you have an oral agreement then it is valid until the end. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The judge had to decide how much oral evidence to allow at a future hearing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Before that we had only an oral culture. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We deal with decay and oral hygiene. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Other options available to the creditor include oral examination to see whether it is worthwhile trying to enforce the judgement. Tondeur, Keith Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)If it persists, an oral antibiotic may be needed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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Translations for 'oral'

British English: oral /ˈɔːrəl; ˈɒrəl/ ADJECTIVE
Oral is used to describe things that involve speaking rather than writing.
...an oral exam in the form of an interview.
  • American English: oral
  • Arabic: شَفَهِيٌّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: oral
  • Chinese: 口头的
  • Croatian: usmen
  • Czech: ústní
  • Danish: mundtlig
  • Dutch: mondeling
  • European Spanish: oral
  • Finnish: suullinen
  • French: oral
  • German: mündlich
  • Greek: προφορικός
  • Italian: orale
  • Japanese: 口頭の
  • Korean: 구두의
  • Norwegian: muntlig
  • Polish: ustny
  • European Portuguese: oral
  • Romanian: oral
  • Russian: устный
  • Spanish: oral
  • Swedish: muntlig
  • Thai: ที่ใช้การพูด
  • Turkish: sözlü
  • Ukrainian: усний
  • Vietnamese: bằng lời nói
British English: oral /ˈɔːrəl; ˈɒrəl/ NOUN
An oral is an examination, especially in a foreign language, that is spoken rather than written.
  • American English: oral
  • Arabic: إِمْتِحان شَفَهِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: exame oral
  • Chinese: 口试
  • Croatian: usmeni ispit
  • Czech: ústní zkouška
  • Danish: mundtlig eksamen
  • Dutch: mondeling
  • European Spanish: oral
  • Finnish: suullinen koe
  • French: oral
  • German: mündliche Prüfung
  • Greek: προφορική εξέταση
  • Italian: orale
  • Japanese: 口頭試験
  • Korean: 구술시험
  • Norwegian: muntlig eksamen
  • Polish: egzamin ustny
  • European Portuguese: exame oral
  • Romanian: examen oral
  • Russian: устный экзамен
  • Spanish: oral
  • Swedish: munta
  • Thai: การสอบปากเปล่า
  • Turkish: sözlü
  • Ukrainian: усний іспит
  • Vietnamese: kỳ thi vấn đáp

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