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Definition of "pronunciation" []

  • The act or manner of pronouncing words; utterance of speech. (noun)
  • A way of speaking a word, especially a way that is accepted or generally understood. (noun)
  • A graphic representation of the way a word is spoken, using phonetic symbols. (noun)
  • The act, instance, or manner of pronouncing sounds (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The supposedly correct manner of pronouncing sounds in a given language (noun)
  • A phonetic transcription of a word (noun)

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Use "pronunciation" in a sentence
  • "_pronunciation_ of the word was a symbol; and that pronunciation and the word itself were lost, when the knowledge of the true nature and attributes of God faded out of the minds of the Jewish people."
  • "The name pronunciation effect carried into being more likely to be elected and promoted."
  • "If you teach English and are interested in pronunciation, which is a challenge for most EFL teachers, watch Adrian Underhill. from → Observations"