enunciate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ēnuntiātus, past participle of ēnuntiō (to report, declare), from ē- + nūntiō (to report).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈnʌnsiˌeɪt/
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  • Hyphenation: e‧nun‧ci‧ate

VerbEdit

enunciate (third-person singular simple present enunciates, present participle enunciating, simple past and past participle enunciated)

  1. (transitive) To make a definite or systematic statement of.
  2. To announce, proclaim.
    • 1829, Reverend James Marsh, Preface to Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Aids to Reflection (originally published 1825)
      the terms in which he enunciates the great doctrines of the gospel
  3. (transitive) To articulate, pronounce.
    You must enunciate all the syllables.
  4. (intransitive) To make sounds clearly.
    Enunciate when you speak.

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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

enunciate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of enunciare
  2. second-person plural imperative of enunciare
  3. second-person plural present subjunctive of enunciare
  4. feminine plural of enunciato

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LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

ēnunciāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ēnunciātus