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1. Composed of distinct, meaningful syllables or words: articulate speech.
2. Expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language: an articulate speaker.
3. Characterized by the use of clear, expressive language: an articulate essay.
4. Having the power of speech.
5. Biology Consisting of sections united by joints; jointed.
v. (-lāt′) ar·tic·u·lat·ed, ar·tic·u·lat·ing, ar·tic·u·lates
1. To pronounce distinctly and carefully; enunciate.
2. To utter (a speech sound) by making the necessary movements of the speech organs.
3. To express in coherent verbal form: couldn't articulate my fears.
4. To fit together into a coherent whole; unify: a plan to articulate nursing programs throughout the state.
5. To convert (a student's credits at one school) to credits at another school by comparing the curricula.
6. Biology To unite by forming a joint or joints.
7. Architecture To give visible or concrete expression to (the composition of structural elements): a spare design in which windows and doors are barely articulated.
1. To speak clearly and distinctly.
2. To utter a speech sound.
3. Biology To form a joint; be jointed: The thighbone articulates with the bones of the hip.

[Latin articulātus, past participle of articulāre, to divide into joints, utter distinctly, from articulus, small joint; see article.]

ar·tic′u·late·ly adv.
ar·tic′u·late·ness, ar·tic′u·la·cy (-lə-sē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.articulately - with eloquence; "he expressed his ideas eloquently"
inarticulately, ineloquently - without eloquence; in an inarticulate manner; "the freshman expresses his thoughts inarticulately"
2.articulately - in an articulate manner; "he argued articulately for his plan"
inarticulately - in an inarticulate manner; "he talked inarticulately about the accident that had just taken his wife's life"
بِنُطْقِ واضِح
skÿrlega; léttilega


[ɑːˈtɪkjʊlɪtlɪ] ADV [speak, express o.s.] → con facilidad, fluidamente; [pronounce] → articulando bien


adv pronounceartikuliert; write, express oneselfklar, flüssig; an articulately presented argumenteine klar verständlich vorgetragene These


[ɑːˈtɪkjʊlɪtlɪ] advchiaramente


(aːˈtikjuleit) verb
to speak or pronounce. The teacher articulated (his words) very carefully.
(-lət) adjective
able to express one's thoughts clearly. He's unusually articulate for a three-year-old child.
arˈticulately (-lət-) adverb
arˈticulateness (-lət-) noun
arˌticuˈlation noun
References in classic literature ?
replied the Chancellor, as articulately as he could with a pen between his lips.
I had also arrived to some little diversions and amusements, which made the time pass a great deal more pleasantly with me than it did before - first, I had taught my Poll, as I noted before, to speak; and he did it so familiarly, and talked so articulately and plain, that it was very pleasant to me; and he lived with me no less than six-and-twenty years.
You/ are a murderer," the man answered still more articulately and emphatically, with a smile of triumphant hatred, and again he looked straight into Raskolnikov's pale face and stricken eyes.
At any rate, their further attempts to communicate articulately were interrupted by a knock on the door, and the entrance of a maid who, with a due sense of mystery, announced that a lady wished to see Miss Hilbery, but refused to allow her name to be given.
We are extremely proud of our front of house staff who very professionally and articulately escorted customers out of the restaurant.
He also told court that the prosecution should articulately explain to why it felt so strong that he could take his life once granted bail.
Pifer (Associate Professor of Higher Education Administration in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation, and Organizational Development at the University of Louisville), "Developing Faculty in Liberal Arts Colleges: Aligning Individual Needs and Organizational Goals" articulately analyzes the career stage challenges these faculty members must overcome, such as a lack of preparation for teaching, limited access to resources and mentors, and changing expectations for excellence in teaching, research, and service to become academic leaders in their discipline and at these distinctive institutions.
It was further emphasized that the mud-slinging must be stopped on female parliamentarians and any issues must be dealt with more articulately and in a dignified manner, otherwise such behaviors tend to perpetuate stereo-typical mindsets towards honorable women parliamentarians, as this will close doors for those women who are aiming to stepping into politic and this need to discouraged at all costs, Caucus members said collectively.
But this week he spoke eloquently, articulately and magnanimously.
In view of this the entire project has been designed independent of land-use patterns with environmental feasibility, and other per-requisite articulately completed Hence Peshawar's first bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor will include construction of routes designed and built according to international best practices and quality standards and along the corridor sidewalks, on-street parking, mixed-traffic lanes, and non-motorized transport lane.
Bob thought there were too many of me at Yale, and not enough of him, a point he made articulately, and forcefully, in campus publications.
The pupils involved in this amazing experience were true professionals, responding well to the demands of being filmed live on air, being directed by the production team, answering questions so articulately and having to get up extremely early