Definition of Pronunciations. Meaning of Pronunciations. Synonyms of Pronunciations

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Definition of Pronunciations

Pronunciation
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.

Meaning of Pronunciations from wikipedia

- Pronunciation is the way in which a word or a language is spoken. This may refer to generally agreed-upon sequences of sounds used in speaking a given...
- RP pronunciations for all words. Pronunciation dictionaries represent a special cl**** of dictionary giving a wide range of possible pronunciations; British...
- between spelling and pronunciation, spelling pronunciations are common. On the other hand, spelling pronunciations are also evidence of the reciprocal effects...
- There are a variety of pronunciations in modern English and in historical forms of the language for words spelled with the letter ⟨a⟩. Most of these go...
- A pronunciation respelling is a regular phonetic respelling of a word that has a standard spelling but whose pronunciation according to that spelling may...
- standard written form, but relaxed pronunciations may not, outside of eye dialect. Certain relaxed pronunciations occur only in specific grammatical contexts...
- Dictionary uses Upton's scheme for representing British pronunciations. For American pronunciations it uses an IPA-based scheme devised by Prof. William...
- are based on different local pronunciations at different periods. Nevertheless, it is common to treat the pronunciations as developments from the categories...
- having pronunciations that are counterintuitive to their spelling because the pronunciation does not accord with conventional spelling/pronunciation ****ociations...
- given English pronunciations. Pronunciations are somewhat uncertain because the agencies, while ostensibly using the same pronunciations, give different...
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