Definition of pronunciation in English:

pronunciation

Line breaks: pro|nun¦ci|ation
Pronunciation: /prəˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin pronuntiatio(n-), from the verb pronuntiare (see pronounce).

Usage

The word pronunciation is often pronounced, by analogy with pronounce, as if the second syllable rhymed with bounce. This is not correct in standard English: the standard pronunciation has the second syllable rhyming with dunce. The correct spelling is pronunciation, never pronounciation.

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