HyperDic: diction

English > 2 senses of the word diction:
NOUNcommunicationdiction, enunciationthe articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
communicationdiction, wording, phrasing, phraseology, choice of words, verbiagethe manner in which something is expressed in words
diction > pronunciation
Soundsdih'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > diction: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience.
Synonymenunciation
Narrowermumblingindistinct enunciation
BroaderarticulationThe aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
Spanishdicción, enunciación
Catalandicció, enunciació
English > diction: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe manner in which something is expressed in words.
Synonymswording, phrasing, phraseology, choice of words, verbiage
Narrowermot justeThe appropriate word or expression
verbalization, verbalisationThe words that are spoken in the activity of verbalization
Broaderformulation, expressionThe style of expressing yourself
Spanishdicción, fraseología, palabrería, términos, verbosidad
Catalandicció, fraseologia, paroleria, verbositat

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