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utterance

noun

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1 an act, process, or means of putting something into words
  • many writers have used poetry as a means to give utterance to their deepest thoughts

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2 something that is said
  • celebrities whose every utterance is treated as though it were newsworthy

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The first known use of utterance was in the 15th century

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“Utterance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/utterance. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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