meaning of pronunciation

1. The act of uttering with articulation; the act of giving the proper sound and accent; utterance; as, the pronunciation of syllables of words; distinct or indistinct pronunciation.
The mode of uttering words or sentences.
The art of manner of uttering a discourse publicly with propriety and gracefulness; -- now called delivery.
Pronunciation In this dictionary slashes /. . / bracket phonetic pronunciations of words not found in a standard English dictionary. The notation, and many of the pronunciations, were adapted from the Hackers Jargon File. Syllables are separated by dash or followed single quote or back quote. Single quote means the preceding syllable is stressed louder, back quote follows a syllable with intermediate stress slightly louder, otherwise all syllables are equally stressed. Consonants are pronounced as in English but note: chsoft, as in "church" ghard, as in "got" ghaspirated g+h of "bughouse" or "ragheap" jvoiced, as in "judge" khguttural of "loch" or "lchaim" sunvoiced, as in "pass" zhas "s" in "pleasure" Uppercase letters are pronounced as their English letter names; thus for example /H-L-L/ is equivalent to /aych el el/. /Z/ is pronounced /zee/ in the US and /zed/ in the UK
the way a word or a language is customarily spoken; "the pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners"; "that is the correct ">pronunciation"

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