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au·ral 1

 (ôr′əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or perceived by the ear.

[From Latin auris, ear; see ous- in Indo-European roots.]

au′ral·ly adv.

au·ral 2

 (ôr′əl)
adj.
Characterized by or relating to an aura.

aural

(ˈɔːrəl)
adj
(Physiology) of or relating to the sense or organs of hearing; auricular
[C19: from Latin auris ear]
ˈaurally adv

aural

(ˈɔːrəl)
adj
1. (Alternative Belief Systems) of or relating to an aura
2. (Pathology) of or relating to an aura

au•ral1

(ˈɔr əl)

adj.
of or pertaining to an aura.
[1865–70]

au•ral2

(ˈɔr əl)

adj.
of or pertaining to the ear or to the sense of hearing.
[1840–50; < Latin aur(is) ear1 + -al1]
au′ral•ly, adv.

aural

oral
1. 'aural'

Aural means 'relating to your ears and your sense of hearing'. Aural is pronounced /'ɔːrəl/ or /'aʊrəl/.

I have used written and aural material.
2. 'oral'

Oral means 'relating to your mouth'. It also describes things that involve speaking rather than writing. Oral is pronounced /'ɔːrəl/.

...an oral test in German.

Both aural and oral are fairly formal words. They are used mainly to talk about teaching methods and examinations.

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aural - of or pertaining to hearing or the earaural - of or pertaining to hearing or the ear; "an animal with a very sensitive aural apparatus"
2.aural - relating to or characterized by an auraaural - relating to or characterized by an aura; "various aural effects that precede a migraine headache"
Translations
سَماعي
sluchovýušní
høre-øre-
fülihalló
heyrnar-, eyrna-
ausųklausõs
auss-dzirdes-
sluchový

aural

[ˈɔːrəl] ADJdel oído
aural examexamen m de comprensión oral

aural

[ˈɔːrəl] adj
(at school) [comprehension, test] → oral(e)

aural

adjGehör-, aural (spec); aural senseGehörsinn m; aural examinationHörtest m

aural

(ˈoːrəl) adjective
of the ear or hearing. an aural test.

au·ral

, auricular
a. aural, auricular.
1. rel. al sentido del oído;
2. rel. a una aurícula del corazón.
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