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verb [transitive] literary utter pronunciation in American English /ˈʌtər/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleuttering
past tenseuttered
past participleuttered
  1. 1
    to say something

    As soon as he’d uttered the words he regretted them.

    They followed her without uttering a single word of protest.

  2. 2
    to make a sound

    She uttered a sound somewhere between joy and pain.


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