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Webster 1913 Edition


Pronunciation

Pro-nunˊci-a′tion

(?; 277)
,
Noun.
[F.
pronunciation
, L.
pronunciatio
. See
Pronounce
.]
1.
The act of uttering with articulation; the act of giving the proper sound and accent; utterance;
as, the
pronunciation
of syllables of words; distinct or indistinct
pronunciation
.
2.
The mode of uttering words or sentences.
3.
(Rhet.)
The art of manner of uttering a discourse publicly with propriety and gracefulness; – now called
delivery
.
J. Q. Adams.

Webster 1828 Edition


Pronunciation

PRONUNCIA'TION

,
Noun.
[L. pronunciatio.]
1.
The act of uttering with articulation; utterance; as the pronunciation of syllables or words; distinct or indistinct pronunciation.
2.
The mode of uttering words or sentences; particularly, the art or manner of uttering a discourse publicly with propriety and gracefulness; now called delivery.

Definition 2022


pronunciation

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English

Noun

pronunciation (countable and uncountable, plural pronunciations)

  1. (countable) The formal or informal way in which a word is made to sound when spoken.
    What is the pronunciation of "hiccough"?
  2. (uncountable) The way in which the words of a language are made to sound when speaking.
    His Italian pronunciation is terrible.
  3. (countable) The act of pronouncing or uttering something.
    • 1831, Thomas Oughton, ‎James Thomas Law, Forms of Ecclesiastical Law (page 62)
      The second part is the sentence, which is the judge's pronunciation upon a cause depending between two in controversy.

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Interlingua

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pronuntsjaˈtsjon/

Noun

pronunciation (plural pronunciationes)

  1. pronunciation
  2. pronunciation proclamation, manifest

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Middle French

Noun

pronunciation f (plural pronunciations)

  1. oration; speech; talk (act of expressing something verbally)
  2. pronunciation; pronouncement (of a verdict)
  3. pronunciation