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diction

Pronunciation: /ˈdɪkʃən/

Translation of diction in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (clarity of speech) dicción (feminine) she has very good/poor diction tiene muy buena/mala dicción
    Example sentences
    • Worshippers are encouraged to be careful about diction, stay in tune, sing exact note values, and avoid forcing the sound.
    • Of course, applied voice teachers around the world have used the IPA for decades to teach singing diction.
    • My already considerable admiration for Ms Olibert would have grown had she written on the problems associated with improper enunciation and diction.
  • 2 [Literat] lenguaje (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • But Pinsky's more fully developed critique is of an emerging poetic diction susceptible to a too easy appropriation.
    • Instead of poetic diction, we have expository prose.
    • Its flowery and elevated diction, however, deny the characters speech that approximates dialogue between real people.

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