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pronounce

pro·nounce

pronounce

 
pronunciation:
pr naUns
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Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: pronounced, pronounces, pronouncing
definition 1: to make the sound of or express with the voice in a specific way.
He pronounced the long words very slowly.
synonyms:
articulate, enunciate, say, sound
similar words:
utter, voice
definition 2: to state something officially.
I now pronounce you husband and wife.
synonyms:
declare, proclaim
similar words:
affirm, announce, decree, ordain, return
derivations: pronounceable (adj.), pronouncer (n.)
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The word pronounce contains the following part:
noun, nunc Latin root that means declare