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utterance
American English: /ˈədərəns/
British English: /ˈʌt(ə)r(ə)ns/

Translation of utterance in Spanish:

noun

[formal]
  • 1.1 uncountable (Linguistics)
    unidad (feminine) de habla
    emisión (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Any utterance, in these languages, must terminate in a vowel, and adjacent consonants are disallowed.
    • These kinds of utterances are normal everyday instances of language use for the individuals concerned.
    • Grammarians and purists put far more stock in ‘logical’ usage than empirical evidence suggests is supported by actual utterances.
    1.2 uncountable (act) to give utterance to something
    expresar or manifestar algo
    1.3 countable (sound)
    (something spoken)
    palabras (feminine plural)
    the President's public utterances
    las declaraciones públicas del presidente
    Example sentences
    • His bizarre word rhythm and gleeful disregard for punctuation makes even his most banal utterances sound dramatic.
    • So often we are subjected to erroneous and incorrect statements and irresponsible utterances from ignorant and unauthorised sources.
    • At times like this, as we grope to express our feelings, we all tend to fall back on the simplest of utterances.

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