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e·nun·ci·ate

 (ĭ-nŭn′sē-āt′)
v. e·nun·ci·at·ed, e·nun·ci·at·ing, e·nun·ci·ates
v.tr.
1. To pronounce; articulate.
2. To state or set forth precisely or systematically: enunciate a doctrine.
3. To announce; proclaim.
v.intr.
To pronounce words; speak aloud.

[Latin ēnūntiāre, ēnūntiāt- : ē-, ex-, ex- + nūntiāre, to announce (from nūntius, messenger; see neu- in Indo-European roots).]

e·nun′ci·a·ble (-ə-bəl) adj.
e·nun′ci·a′tion n.
e·nun′ci·a′tive (-sē-ā′tĭv, -sē-ə-tĭv) adj.
e·nun′ci·a′tive·ly adv.
e·nun′ci·a′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enunciation - the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audienceenunciation - the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
articulation - the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
mumbling - indistinct enunciation

enunciation

noun
The use of the speech organs to produce sounds:
Translations
لَفْظ، نُطْق، إعْلان
artikulationudtale
framburîur; framsögn
söylemetelâffuz etme

enunciation

[ɪˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃən] N [of word, sound] → pronunciación f, articulación f; [of theory, idea] → enunciación f

enunciation

[ɪnʌnsiˈeɪʃən] n
[word] → articulation f
[thought, idea, plan] → énonciation f

enunciation

nArtikulation f

enunciation

[ɪˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃn] n (see vt) → articolazione f, enunciazione

enunciate

(iˈnansieit) verb
to pronounce clearly and distinctly. He carefully enunciated each syllable of the word.
eˌnunciˈation noun
References in classic literature ?
This unexpected resistance gave Magua time to interpose, and with rapid enunciation and animated gesture, he drew the attention of the band again to himself.
A calm, subdued triumph, blent with a longing earnestness, marked his enunciation of the last glorious verses of that chapter.
Her voice was calm, her enunciation a little slow, but perfectly distinct, and she stood before him as she spoke, in the simplest and most maidenly attitude.
As long as I have stood in the midst of human affairs," said the chair, with a very oracular enunciation, "I have constantly observed that Justice, Truth, and Love are the chief ingredients of every happy life.
Pelet, for instance, and the guttural enunciation of the Flamands.
His manner at these moments was frigid and abstract; his eyes were vacant in expression; while his voice, usually a rich tenor, rose into a treble which would have sounded petulantly but for the deliberateness and entire distinctness of the enunciation.
Fouquet will have it so," replied, as conclusive, the fisherman, taking off his woolen cap at the enunciation of that respected name.
Yes, I am satisfied, marquis, I am satisfied," said Newman, with his protracted enunciation.
Dammit was wont to give utterance to his offensive expression -- something in his manner of enunciation -- which at first interested, and afterwards made me very uneasy -- something which, for want of a more definite term at present, I must be permitted to call queer; but which Mr.
The Frenchman left them for friends at another table, and Cronshaw, with the lazy enunciation which was one of his peculiarities, began to discourse on the relative merits of Kent and Lancashire.
A tall, goggled, grey-haired man who was driving inquired with an Oxford intonation and a clear, careful enunciation, "Can WE help at all?
From the standpoint from which the science of history now regards its subject on the path it now follows, seeking the causes of events in man's freewill, a scientific enunciation of those laws is impossible, for however man's free will may be restricted, as soon as we recognize it as a force not subject to law, the existence of law becomes impossible.