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Definition of Pronounce

Pronounce

  1. To utter articulately; to speak out or distinctly; to utter, as words or syllables; to speak with the proper sound and accent as, adults rarely learn to pronounce a foreign language correctly.
  2. To utter officially or solemnly; to deliver, as a decree or sentence; as, to pronounce sentence of death.
  3. To speak or utter rhetorically; to deliver; to recite; as, to pronounce an oration.
  4. To declare or affirm; as, he pronounced the book to be a libel; he pronounced the act to be a fraud.
  5. To give a pronunciation; to articulate; as, to pronounce faultlessly.
  6. To make declaration; to utter on opinion; to speak with confidence.
  7. Pronouncement; declaration; pronunciation.

Pronounce Quotations

I was a good student, but a speech impediment was causing problems. One of my teachers decided that I couldn't pronounce certain words at all. She thought that if I wrote something, I would use words I could pronounce. I began writing little poems. I began to write short stories, too.
Walter Dean Myers

It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
Benjamin Franklin

Where men of judgment creep and feel their way, The positive pronounce without dismay.
William Cowper

Be able to correctly pronounce the words you would like to speak and have excellent spoken grammar.
Marilyn vos Savant

If Germany, thanks to Hitler and his successors, were to enslave the European nations and destroy most of the treasures of their past, future historians would certainly pronounce that she had civilized Europe.
Simone Weil
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Pronounce Translations

pronounce in Danish is udtale
pronounce in Dutch is uitspreken
pronounce in Italian is espresso
pronounce in Latin is denuntio
pronounce in Portuguese is pronuncie
pronounce in Spanish is pronunciar
pronounce in Swedish is avkunna, uttala
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