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pronouncing

verb
present participle of 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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3 to say officially or assertively that (something or someone) is something specified
  • They pronounced the mission a success.
  • She pronounced them married.

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The first known use of pronouncing was in 1764

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“Pronouncing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pronouncing. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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