pronounced

adjective pro·nounced \ prə-ˈnau̇n(t)st \
|Updated on: 17 Jun 2018

Definition of pronounced

: strongly marked : decided
  • a pronounced dislike

pronouncedly

play \prə-ˈnau̇n(t)-səd-lē, -ˈnau̇n(t)st-lē\ adverb

Examples of pronounced in a Sentence

  1. He walked with a pronounced limp.

  2. The symptoms of the disease have become steadily more pronounced.

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First Known Use of pronounced

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PRONOUNCED Defined for English Language Learners

pronounced

Definition of pronounced for English Language Learners

  • : very noticeable


PRONOUNCED Defined for Kids

pronounced

adjective pro·nounced \ prə-ˈnau̇nst \

Definition of pronounced for Students

: very noticeable
  • She was walking with a pronounced limp.


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