mispronunciation

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noun mis·pro·nun·ci·a·tion \-ˌnən(t)-sē-ˈā-shən also -ˌnau̇n(t)-\

Definition of mispronunciation

  1. :  the act or an instance of mispronouncing

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First Known Use of mispronunciation

1530


MISPRONUNCIATION Defined for Kids

mispronunciation

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noun mis·pro·nun·ci·a·tion \ˌmis-prə-ˌnən-sē-ˈā-shən\

Definition of mispronunciation for Students

  1. :  the act or state of saying or making the sounds of incorrectly



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