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the way in which a word or language is pronounced
to say the sounds of letters or words
the production of speech or music
the way that you pronounce words, especially whether or not you speak or sing clearly
to speak very clearly, so that every word you say can be understood
formal to pronounce words clearly so that they can be easily understood
formal to speak slowly and seriously, without making your voice rise or fall
to keep repeating a sound and have difficulty in saying certain words because of a speech problem, nervousness, excitement etc
to repeat the sounds of words in an uncontrolled way when you speak because you are nervous or have a speech problem
to be easy to pronounce
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
to allow someone to do something, or to allow something to happen
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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