enounced; enouncing

transitive verb

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

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1788, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of enounce was in 1788

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“Enounce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enounce. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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