Hypertext Webster Gateway: "pronunciation"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Pronunciation \Pro*nun`ci*a"tion\ (?; 277), n. [F.
pronunciation, L. pronunciatio. See {Pronounce}.]
1. The act of uttering with articulation; the act of giving
the proper sound and accent; utterance; as, the
pronunciation of syllables of words; distinct or
indistinct pronunciation.

2. The mode of uttering words or sentences.

3. (Rhet.) The art of manner of uttering a discourse publicly
with propriety and gracefulness; -- now called {delivery}.
--J. Q. Adams.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

pronunciation
n : the manner of uttering a word


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