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pronounce

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1 to correctly produce the sound of (a word or letter) with one's voice
  • How do you pronounce your last name?
  • We practiced pronouncing our Spanish vocabulary words .

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2 to say or announce (something) in an official or formal way
  • The priest pronounced the blessing.
  • Emotions ran high in the courtroom as the judge pronounced sentence.

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“Pronounce.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pronounce. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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