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verb     pronounce pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participlepronouncing
past tensepronounced
past participlepronounced
  1. 1
    [transitive] to say the sounds of letters or words

    I find some Japanese words very difficult to pronounce.

    Busy” is pronounced to rhyme with “dizzy.”

    Did I pronounce your name correctly?

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] formal to formally state an official opinion or decision

    Reagan would pronounce on issues that interested him.

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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