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enunciate

e·nun·ci·ate

enunciate

 
 
pronunciation:
ih nuhn si eIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: enunciated, enunciates, enunciating
definition 1: to pronounce (words), esp. in a clear and distinct voice.
synonyms:
articulate, pronounce, sound
similar words:
accentuate, say, voice
definition 2: to state (an idea, belief, or the like) with clarity and exactness.
synonyms:
articulate
similar words:
assert, express, state, voice
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to pronounce words, esp. in a clear and distinct voice.
If she does not learn to enunciate, she will never become an actor.
synonyms:
articulate, pronounce
similar words:
speak, talk
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derivations: enunciation (n.), enunciator (n.)
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