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mispronounce

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verb mis·pro·nounce \ˌmis-prə-ˈnau̇n(t)s\

Simple Definition of mispronounce

  • : to pronounce (a word or name) incorrectly

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of mispronounce

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to pronounce incorrectly or in a way regarded as incorrect

Examples of mispronounce in a sentence

  1. His name is often mispronounced.



1593

First Known Use of mispronounce

1593

Rhymes with mispronounce


MISPRONOUNCE Defined for Kids

mispronounce

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verb mis·pro·nounce \ˌmis-prə-ˈnau̇ns\

Definition of mispronounce for Students

mispronounced

mispronouncing

  1. :  to say or make the sounds of incorrectly <mispronounce a word>




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