articulacy

noun
ar·​tic·​u·​la·​cy | \ är-ˈti-kyə-lə-sē How to pronounce articulacy (audio) \

Definition of articulacy

chiefly British
: the quality or state of being articulate

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Examples of articulacy in a Sentence

the impressive articulacy of the members of the debating society known as the Oxford Union
Recent Examples on the Web The results are astonishing, and Robin transforms from a struggling, depressive, and too often rageful child into a youth of prodigious wisdom and articulacy. Claire Messud, Harper's Magazine, 17 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of articulacy

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for articulacy

articul(ate) entry 1 + -acy

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The first known use of articulacy was in 1897

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Dictionary Entries Near articulacy

articulable

articulacy

articulamentum

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“Articulacy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/articulacy. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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