mispronounce

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

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.

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First Known Use of mispronounce

1593


MISPRONOUNCE Defined for English Language Learners

mispronounce

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

Definition of mispronounce for English Language Learners

  • : to pronounce (a word or name) incorrectly


MISPRONOUNCE Defined for Kids

mispronounce

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

Definition of mispronounce for Students

mispronounced

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mispronouncing

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



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