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1utterance

noun ut·ter·ance \ˈə-tə-rən(t)s, ˈə-trən(t)s\

Definition of UTTERANCE

archaic
:  the last extremity :  bitter end

Origin of UTTERANCE

Middle English outraunce, uttraunce, from Middle French outrance, from outrer to go beyond — more at outré
First Known Use: 15th century

2utterance

noun ut·ter·ance \ˈə-tə-rən(t)s also ˈə-trən(t)s\

Definition of UTTERANCE

1
:  something uttered; especially :  an oral or written statement :  a stated or published expression
2
:  vocal expression :  speech
3
:  power, style, or manner of speaking

First Known Use of UTTERANCE

15th century
UTTERANCE Defined for Kids

utterance

noun ut·ter·ance \ˈə-tə-rəns\

Definition of UTTERANCE for Kids

1
:  something said
2
:  the act of saying something

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