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Definition of "enunciate" [e•nun•ci•ate]

  • To pronounce; articulate. (verb-transitive)
  • To state or set forth precisely or systematically: enunciate a doctrine. (verb-transitive)
  • To announce; proclaim. (verb-transitive)
  • To pronounce words; speak aloud. (verb-intransitive)

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.

Use "enunciate" in a sentence
  • "He insisted there was no such word in Spanish as "enunciate" or "enunciation"."
  • "The teacher might encourage the student to "enunciate" more clearly."
  • "And, as importantly, he has to enunciate clearly what he is not asking that the government be allowed to do."