pronunciation

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin pronuntiatio, noun of action from perfect passive participle pronuntiatus, from verb pronuntiare (proclaim), from pro- for + nuntiare (announce).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɹəˌnʌnsiˈeɪʃən/
  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /pɹəˌnaʊnsiˈeɪʃən/ (nonstandard)
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən
  • Hyphenation: pro‧nun‧ci‧a‧tion

NounEdit

pronunciation (countable and uncountable, plural pronunciations)

  1. (countable) The standard 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.

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NounEdit

pronunciation (plural pronunciationes)

  1. pronunciation
  2. pronunciation proclamation, manifest

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Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 14:33