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utterance

noun ut·ter·ance \ ˈə-tə-rən(t)s , ˈə-trən(t)s \

Definition of utterance

archaic
:the last extremity :bitter end

Origin and Etymology of utterance

Middle English outraunce, uttraunce, from Middle French outrance, from outrer to go beyond — more at outré


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utterance

noun ut·ter·ance \ ˈə-tə-rən(t)s also ˈə-trən(t)s \

Definition of utterance

1 :something uttered; especially :an oral or written statement :a stated or published expression
2 :vocal expression :speech
3 :power, style, or manner of speaking

First Known Use of utterance

15th century


UTTERANCE Defined for Kids

utterance

noun ut·ter·ance \ ˈə-tə-rəns \

Definition of utterance for Students

1 :something said
2 :the act of saying something


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