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e·nounce

 (ĭ-nouns′)
tr.v. e·nounced, e·nounc·ing, e·nounc·es
1. To declare formally; state.
2. To pronounce clearly; enunciate.

[From French énoncer, from Latin ēnūntiāre, to speak out; see enunciate.]

e·nounce′ment n.

enounce

(ɪˈnaʊns)
vb (tr)
1. to enunciate
2. to pronounce
[C19: from French énoncer, from Latin ēnuntiāre enunciate]
eˈnouncement n

e•nounce

(ɪˈnaʊns)

v.t. e•nounced, e•nounc•ing.
1. to utter or pronounce, as words; enunciate.
2. to announce, declare, or proclaim.
3. to state definitely, as a proposition.
[1795–1805; e- + (an) nounce, modeled on French énoncer < Latin ēnuntiāre to tell; see enunciate]
e•nounce′ment, n.

enounce


Past participle: enounced
Gerund: enouncing

Imperative
enounce
enounce
Present
I enounce
you enounce
he/she/it enounces
we enounce
you enounce
they enounce
Preterite
I enounced
you enounced
he/she/it enounced
we enounced
you enounced
they enounced
Present Continuous
I am enouncing
you are enouncing
he/she/it is enouncing
we are enouncing
you are enouncing
they are enouncing
Present Perfect
I have enounced
you have enounced
he/she/it has enounced
we have enounced
you have enounced
they have enounced
Past Continuous
I was enouncing
you were enouncing
he/she/it was enouncing
we were enouncing
you were enouncing
they were enouncing
Past Perfect
I had enounced
you had enounced
he/she/it had enounced
we had enounced
you had enounced
they had enounced
Future
I will enounce
you will enounce
he/she/it will enounce
we will enounce
you will enounce
they will enounce
Future Perfect
I will have enounced
you will have enounced
he/she/it will have enounced
we will have enounced
you will have enounced
they will have enounced
Future Continuous
I will be enouncing
you will be enouncing
he/she/it will be enouncing
we will be enouncing
you will be enouncing
they will be enouncing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enouncing
you have been enouncing
he/she/it has been enouncing
we have been enouncing
you have been enouncing
they have been enouncing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enouncing
you will have been enouncing
he/she/it will have been enouncing
we will have been enouncing
you will have been enouncing
they will have been enouncing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enouncing
you had been enouncing
he/she/it had been enouncing
we had been enouncing
you had been enouncing
they had been enouncing
Conditional
I would enounce
you would enounce
he/she/it would enounce
we would enounce
you would enounce
they would enounce
Past Conditional
I would have enounced
you would have enounced
he/she/it would have enounced
we would have enounced
you would have enounced
they would have enounced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.enounce - speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
twang - pronounce with a nasal twang
devoice - utter with tense vocal chords
raise - pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'"
lilt - articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way
palatalise, palatalize - pronounce a consonant with the tongue against the palate
nasalise, nasalize - pronounce with a lowered velum; "She nasalizes all her vowels"
nasalise, nasalize - speak nasally or through the nose; "In this part of the country, people tend to nasalize"
mispronounce, misspeak - pronounce a word incorrectly; "She mispronounces many Latinate words"
aspirate - pronounce with aspiration; of stop sounds
vocalize, voice, vocalise, sound - utter with vibrating vocal chords
retroflex - articulate (a consonant) with the tongue curled back against the palate; "Indian accents can be characterized by the fact that speakers retroflex their consonants"
subvocalise, subvocalize - articulate without making audible sounds; "she was reading to herself and merely subvocalized"
syllabise, syllabize - utter with distinct articulation of each syllable; "The poet syllabized the verses he read"
drawl - lengthen and slow down or draw out; "drawl one's vowels"
labialise, labialize, round - pronounce with rounded lips
lisp - speak with a lisp
accent, accentuate, stress - put stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"
vowelise, vowelize, vocalise, vocalize - pronounce as a vowel; "between two consonants, this liquid is vowelized"
click - produce a click; "Xhosa speakers click"
trill - pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme `r'; "Some speakers trill their r's"
sibilate - pronounce with an initial sibilant
flap - pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds
explode - cause to burst as a result of air pressure; of stop consonants like /p/, /t/, and /k/
roll - pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/; "She rolls her r's"

enounce

verb
To declare by way of a systematic statement:
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