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speech synthesizer Syllabification: speech syn·the·siz·er
Pronunciation: /ˌspēCH ˈsinTHəˌsīzər/

Definition of speech synthesizer in English:


A machine that generates spoken language on the basis of written input.
Example sentences
  • He attends an adult day-care program each day, speaks with a speech synthesizer, and stands every evening, using a supportive frame.
  • This ‘alternative’ text is generally hidden if the image is displayed or visible to the user but it can be picked up and spoken by a speech synthesizer, or other alternative output device, for a blind or visually impaired user.
  • The phonological output of the system is directly available as input to a speech synthesizer.


speech synthesis
Pronunciation: /ˌspēCH ˈsinTHəsis/
Example sentences
  • The visual data will be fused with some of the best speech recognition software, advanced natural language processing, and speech synthesis in the world.
  • Major applications of phonetics have been made in such areas as language teaching, speech therapy, and automatic speech synthesis and recognition.
  • The Edinburgh centre, led by Professor Mark Steedman, is working on speech synthesis, language and intonation.
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