Translation of pronounce in Spanish:

pronounce

Pronunciation: /prəˈnaʊns/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [sound/word/syllable] pronunciar the 'e' is not pronounced la 'e' no se pronuncia or es muda
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    • 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] pronunciar, dictar 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/verbo intransitivo

  • (deliver verdict) [formal] to pronounce (on sth) pronunciarse (sobre algo)
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    • 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.
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    • 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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