Associations to the word «Pronunciation»


PRONUNCIATION, noun. (countable) The formal or informal way in which a word is made to sound when spoken.
PRONUNCIATION, noun. (uncountable) The way in which the words of a language are made to sound when speaking.
PRONUNCIATION, noun. (countable) The act of pronouncing or uttering something.
PRONUNCIATION DICTIONARIES, noun. Plural of pronunciation dictionary
PRONUNCIATION DICTIONARY, noun. A dictionary that provides pronunciation of words, usually in the International Phonetic Alphabet.
PRONUNCIATION GUIDE, noun. (countable) A table in a reference work explaining the symbols that it uses to represent the pronunciation of its entries.
PRONUNCIATION GUIDES, noun. Plural of pronunciation guide
PRONUNCIATION RESPELLING, noun. (lexicography) The respelling of a word or words to show pronunciation, especially as used in dictionaries.
PRONUNCIATION RESPELLINGS, noun. Plural of pronunciation respelling
PRONUNCIATION SPELLING, noun. (countable) (uncountable) Spelling intended to represent a pronunciation not corresponding to a standard spelling.

Dictionary definition

PRONUNCIATION, noun. The manner in which someone utters a word; "they are always correcting my pronunciation".
PRONUNCIATION, noun. The way a word or a language is customarily spoken; "the pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners"; "that is the correct pronunciation".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis