Definition of Pronunciation

1. Noun. The manner in which someone utters a word. "They are always correcting my pronunciation"




2. Noun. The way a word or a language is customarily spoken. "That is the correct pronunciation"

Definition of Pronunciation

1. n. 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.

Definition of Pronunciation

1. Noun. The standard way in which a word is made to sound when spoken. ¹

2. Noun. The way in which the words of a language are made to sound when speaking. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pronunciation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pronunciation

pronounces
pronounciate
pronounciation
pronouncing
pronouns
pronto
pronubial
pronuclear
pronuclei
pronucleophiles
pronucleuses
pronuncial
pronunciamento
pronunciamentos
pronunciation (current term)
pronunciation-guide
pronunciation guide
pronunciation guides
pronunciation respelling
pronunciation respellings
pronunciational
pronunciations
pronunciative
pronunciatory
proo
proof
proof(p)
proof-of-concept
proof-read

Literary usage of Pronunciation

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1. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1897)
"All had, of course, the Byzantine pronunciation, which is essentially the same ... With the end of the sixteenth century the pronunciation of Greek in the ..."

2. A Grammar of the German Language: Designed for a Thoro and Practical Study by George Oliver Curme (1922)
"Best pronunciation. In Germany there is no standard of pronunciation that is ... The German stage has established fixed rules for pronunciation which many ..."

3. The Practical Study of Languages: A Guide for Teachers and Learners by Henry Sweet (1906)
"The last pronunciation is now extinct, but the other two still seem to be about equally frequent. The fluctuations of French pronunciation are even greater. ..."

4. Proceedings by Classical Association (Great Britain) (1908)
"THE pronunciation Committee of the Classical Association, which has already reported on Latin pronunciation, is empowered also "to consider what changes in ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1884)
"Booster, the pronunciation of bolster (ou as in loud). Brears, the pronunciation of briers. Breet, the pronunciation of Bright, which see. ..."

6. Proceedings by Classical Association (Great Britain) (1908)
"THE pronunciation Committee of the Classical Association, which has already reported on Latin pronunciation, is empowered also "to consider what changes in ..."

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