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mis·pro·nounce

 (mĭs′prə-nouns′)
v. mis·pro·nounced, mis·pro·nounc·ing, mis·pro·nounc·es
v.tr.
To pronounce badly or incorrectly.
v.intr.
To make a poor pronunciation.

mis′pro·nun′ci·a′tion (-nŭn′sē-ā′shən) n.

mispronounce

(ˌmɪsprəˈnaʊns)
vb
to pronounce (a word) wrongly
mispronunciation n

mis•pro•nounce

(ˌmɪs prəˈnaʊns)

v.t., v.i. -nounced, -nounc•ing.
to pronounce incorrectly.
mis`pro•nun`ci•a′tion (-ˌnʌn siˈeɪ ʃən) n.

mispronounce


Past participle: mispronounced
Gerund: mispronouncing

Imperative
mispronounce
mispronounce
Present
I mispronounce
you mispronounce
he/she/it mispronounces
we mispronounce
you mispronounce
they mispronounce
Preterite
I mispronounced
you mispronounced
he/she/it mispronounced
we mispronounced
you mispronounced
they mispronounced
Present Continuous
I am mispronouncing
you are mispronouncing
he/she/it is mispronouncing
we are mispronouncing
you are mispronouncing
they are mispronouncing
Present Perfect
I have mispronounced
you have mispronounced
he/she/it has mispronounced
we have mispronounced
you have mispronounced
they have mispronounced
Past Continuous
I was mispronouncing
you were mispronouncing
he/she/it was mispronouncing
we were mispronouncing
you were mispronouncing
they were mispronouncing
Past Perfect
I had mispronounced
you had mispronounced
he/she/it had mispronounced
we had mispronounced
you had mispronounced
they had mispronounced
Future
I will mispronounce
you will mispronounce
he/she/it will mispronounce
we will mispronounce
you will mispronounce
they will mispronounce
Future Perfect
I will have mispronounced
you will have mispronounced
he/she/it will have mispronounced
we will have mispronounced
you will have mispronounced
they will have mispronounced
Future Continuous
I will be mispronouncing
you will be mispronouncing
he/she/it will be mispronouncing
we will be mispronouncing
you will be mispronouncing
they will be mispronouncing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mispronouncing
you have been mispronouncing
he/she/it has been mispronouncing
we have been mispronouncing
you have been mispronouncing
they have been mispronouncing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mispronouncing
you will have been mispronouncing
he/she/it will have been mispronouncing
we will have been mispronouncing
you will have been mispronouncing
they will have been mispronouncing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mispronouncing
you had been mispronouncing
he/she/it had been mispronouncing
we had been mispronouncing
you had been mispronouncing
they had been mispronouncing
Conditional
I would mispronounce
you would mispronounce
he/she/it would mispronounce
we would mispronounce
you would mispronounce
they would mispronounce
Past Conditional
I would have mispronounced
you would have mispronounced
he/she/it would have mispronounced
we would have mispronounced
you would have mispronounced
they would have mispronounced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mispronounce - pronounce a word incorrectlymispronounce - pronounce a word incorrectly; "She mispronounces many Latinate words"
enounce, enunciate, pronounce, sound out, articulate, say - 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?"
Translations
يُخْطِئ في اللفْظ
špatně vyslovovat
rosszul ejt ki
bera rangt fram
neteisingai ištartineteisingai tartineteisingas tarimas
nepareizi izrunāt
zle vyslovovať
napačno izgovarjati
yanlış telâffuz etmek

mispronounce

[ˌmɪsprəˈnaʊns] VTpronunciar mal

mispronounce

[ˌmɪsprəˈnaʊns] vtmal prononcer

mispronounce

mispronounce

[ˌmɪsprəˈnaʊns] vtpronunciare male

mispronounce

(misprəˈnauns) verb
to pronounce (words etc) wrongly.
ˈmisproˌnunciˈation (-nansi-) noun
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