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Definition 1: the manner in which someone utters a word - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where pronunciation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they are always correcting my pronunciation

(pronunciation is a kind of ...) the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

(... is a kind of pronunciation ) pronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound

(... is a kind of pronunciation ) incorrect pronunciation

(... is a kind of pronunciation ) the same pronunciation for words of different origins

(... is a kind of pronunciation ) distinctive manner of oral expression

"he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent" "she had a very clear speech pattern"

(... is a kind of pronunciation ) the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech

Definition 2: the way a word or a language is customarily spoken - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where pronunciation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners
  • that is the correct pronunciation

Synonyms for pronunciation in the sense of this definition

(pronunciation is a kind of ...) (language) communication by word of mouth

"his speech was garbled" "he uttered harsh language" "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"

(... is a kind of pronunciation ) the approved pronunciation of British English; originally based on the King's English as spoken at public schools and at Oxford and Cambridge Universities (and widely accepted elsewhere in Britain); until recently it was the pronunciation of English used in British broadcasting

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