Definition of pronunciation in English:

pronunciation

Syllabification: pro·nun·ci·a·tion
Pronunciation: /prəˌnənsēˈāSHən
 
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noun

The way in which a word is pronounced: spelling does not determine pronunciation similar pronunciations are heard in Brooklyn
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  • A dictionary is also a good resource for the proper pronunciation of words.
  • Her voice was a quiet growl, her pronunciation of each word a blunt edge ripping into him.
  • Read to children and have them read to you - they will benefit from word recognition and pronunciation.
Synonyms
accent, manner of speaking, speech, diction, delivery, elocution, intonation; articulation, enunciation, voicing, vocalization, sounding

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin pronuntiatio(n-), from the verb pronuntiare (see pronounce).

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