enounce

verb
\ ē-ˈnau̇n(t)s How to pronounce enounce (audio) \
enounced; enouncing

Definition of enounce

transitive verb

1 : to set forth or state (something, such as a proposition)
2 : to pronounce distinctly : articulate

First Known Use of enounce

1788, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for enounce

French énoncer, from Latin enuntiare to report — more at enunciate

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