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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.
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Noun1.articulateness - the quality of being facile in speech and writingarticulateness - the quality of being facile in speech and writing
communicativeness - the trait of being communicative
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Vivid, effective, or persuasive communication in speech or artistic performance:
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وُضوح النُّطْق
kolay anlaşılabilme


nFähigkeit f, → sich gut auszudrücken
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(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
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References in classic literature ?
As he stalked away, it must be admitted that Jerry displayed pride in himself, his gait being a trifle stiff-legged, the cocking of his head back over his shoulder at the whining wild-dog having all the articulateness of: "Well, I guess I gave you enough this time.
I think that Michelle, apart from her exceptional intelligence, courage and articulateness, is incomparable in her gracefulness as a person!
The evaluation was categorized into two groups, articulateness and warmth.
A closer scrutiny of the agency under him would reveal that he and his board are being waylaid by some scheming individuals who have the articulateness to convince the agency leadership to adopt ideas that, in the end, fatten the bank accounts of the businessmen and those of their own.
The above analysis concurs with the work of Verhaeghe (15), who holds that meritocratic neoliberalism favors certain personality traits and penalizes others: articulateness, to win over as many people as possible, flexibility and willingness to take risks are necessary characteristics for a successful career.
Such qualities include honesty, modesty, moral uprightness, intelligence, articulateness, willingness to seek disparate views, flexibility, boundless energy, courage and vision.
His articulateness and gregariousness makes Mark a popular motivational speaker to students and communities.
Besides, since men tend to belong to 'the elite', male sources commonly fit in the criterion of "suitability", which means that they are considered to be appropriate for supplying "a great deal of information without unduly taxing their organizations or the resources of journalists, [as they are] more likely to meet standard definitions of reliability, trustworthiness, authoritativeness and articulateness" (Diedong 2016: 43).
There were many other tweets which hailed Clinton's clear headedness and articulateness, with many users asserting she should have been the president of the U.S.
His intelligence, his articulateness, and his writing--all three of those in combination were far better than any law student that I had ever worked with.
With texting, the expectation for articulateness is further reduced, and another shell is offered to hide in.
(1) In a recent article reviewing the trajectory of the Project, Paola Cavalieri acknowledges the articulateness of Wolfe's argument.