Translation of enunciate in Spanish:

enunciate

Pronunciation: /ɪˈnʌnsieɪt/

vt

[formal]
  • 1.1 (pronounce) [syllable/word] articular
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    • Also, she speaks rather more slowly, enunciating her words very clearly as if I am finding them difficult to understand.
    • ‘Let me finish, Alex,’ she spoke, enunciating each word clearly.
    • Taking a deep breath to steady herself, Sammy tried again, this time speaking slowly and trying to enunciate her words carefully.
    1.2 (state) [idea/theory] enunciar
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    • This proposition is enunciated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the implementation of these rights is reduced to treaty form in a series of covenants of various rights subscribed to by most of the nations of the world.
    • This skepticism emerged after Arthur Schopenhauer enunciated his theory on truth and meaning, a concept that was immediately approved and enlarged upon by Nietzsche.
    • I should have thought that any jury or any person to whom that proposition is enunciated would say, ‘When may that be the case?’

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