HyperDic: pronunciation

English > 2 senses of the word pronunciation:
NOUNcommunicationpronunciationthe manner in which someone utters a word
communicationpronunciation, orthoepythe way a word or a language is customarily spoken
pronunciation > pronunciation
Soundsprahnah.nsiyey'shahn; prownah.nsiyey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > pronunciation: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe manner in which someone utters a word.
Example"they are always correcting my pronunciation"
Narroweraccent, speech patterndistinctive manner of oral expression
articulationThe aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
homophonyThe same pronunciation for words of different origins
mispronunciationIncorrect pronunciation
sibilation, assibilationpronunciation with a sibilant (hissing or whistling) sound
Broaderutterance, vocalizationThe use of uttered sounds for auditory communication
Spanishpronunciación
Catalanpronunciació, pronúncia
Verbspronouncespeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
English > pronunciation: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe way a word or a language is customarily spoken.
Examples
  • "the pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners"
  • "that is the correct pronunciation"
Synonymorthoepy
NarrowerReceived PronunciationThe approved pronunciation of British English
Broaderspeech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication(language) communication by word of mouth
Spanishpronunciación
Catalanpronunciació, pronúncia
Verbspronouncespeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way

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