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intone

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtəʊn/

Translation of intone in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [psalm/Gloria] entonar
    Example sentences
    • When they start singing, the bishop intones a Gregorian style chant that sounds both orthodox and Arab and the choir provides a deep rhythmic descant that is unmistakably African.
    • He collects his coins, intones a blessing and, his voice rising and his eyes large and wide, he completes his tale, in which the baby speaks and saves the hermit, who falls in love with the young woman.
    • He heard her voice intoning something from inside.
    1.2 [list/names] recitar

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