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

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn