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pronounce
American English: /prəˈnaʊns/
British English: /prəˈnaʊns/

Translation of pronounce in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1
    (sound/word/syllable)
    the 'e' is not pronounced
    la 'e' no se pronuncia or es muda
    Example sentences
    • Her tiny lips moved carefully as she attempted to sound out and then pronounce the difficult words.
    • Along with this, the user can also get to hear the way a letter or a word is correctly pronounced.
    • The only other solution is for foreigners to pronounce words correctly.
    1.2
    (judgment/sentence)
    1.3 (declare) [formal]the doctor pronounced him dead
    el médico dictaminó que estaba muerto
    she tasted it and pronounced it excellent
    lo probó y declaró que era excelente or su dictamen fue que era excelente
    he pronounced himself satisfied
    se manifestó satisfecho

intransitive verb

  • (deliver verdict) [formal]to pronounce (on something)
    pronunciarse (sobre algo)
    Example sentences
    • They were examined by a doctor but were pronounced dead at the scene.
    • A doctor who pronounced the man dead believes the cause of death was asphyxiation.
    • However, the Ukrainian was pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor.
    Example sentences
    • Normally appellate judges pronounce on issues of law (for instance, wrong instructions given by the trial judge to the jury).
    • The same principle requires us to pronounce on the validity of executive action when it is challenged.
    • The absence of an economic aspect to the case at hand, therefore, also precluded the Court from pronouncing on the application of Article 10 of the Convention.

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