spelling pronunciation

noun

Definition of spelling pronunciation

: a pronunciation of a word that is based on its spelling alone and often includes the vocalization of silent letters

First Known Use of spelling pronunciation

1901, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spelling pronunciation was in 1901

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“Spelling pronunciation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spelling%20pronunciation. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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