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verb     articulate pronunciation in British English
/ɑː(r)ˈtɪkjʊleɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyarticulate
he/she/itarticulates
present participlearticulating
past tensearticulated
past participlearticulated
  1. 1
    [transitive] to express thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively

    It’s difficult to articulate what I felt then.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to speak very clearly, so that every word you say can be understood

    Ben articulates so clearly for a two-year-old.

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