pro·​nun·​ci·​a·​men·​to prō-ˌnən(t)-sē-ə-ˈmen-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce pronunciamento (audio)
plural pronunciamentos or pronunciamentoes

Word History


modification of Spanish pronunciamiento, from pronunciar to pronounce, from Latin pronuntiare

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pronunciamento was in 1832

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“Pronunciamento.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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