pronounce - definition and synonyms


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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.

phrasal verbs