Pronunciation

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Pronunciation Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the way a word or a language is customarily spoken; "the pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners"; "that is the correct pronunciation"
  • the manner in which someone utters a word; "they are always correcting my pronunciation"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the manner in which someone utters a word; "they are always correcting my pronunciation" ,
  • 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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Pronunciation Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Pronunciation is a way a word is usually spoken. It can be affected by many different factors:

Mispronunciation is an actual mistake in speaking. It is not used for how a speaker of a dialect pronounces a word. Examples occur in many place names and personal names. For instance, Leicester Square is actually pronounced "Lester Square".



Pronunciation Sample Sentences in News


  • How to correct Siri's pronunciation
    Reader Regina Laurent wishes to correct Siri’s pronunciation. She writes: I like using Siri on my iPhone but she mispronounces my name as well as the names of some of my French friends. Is there anything I can do to teach her to speak properly? You have a couple of options. The first is to deal directly with Siri (which I’ll refer to as “she” even though i Read more on this news related to 'Pronunciation'
  • Success Holding Group International Inc. Completes Filming "The Pronunciation Class of Love"
    Success Holding Group International Inc. is pleased to announce it completed the filming of "The Pronunciation Class of Love" by executive producer Steven Andrew Chen, Chairman of SHGT, one of ... Read more on this news related to 'Pronunciation'
  • One man trying to bring Broadway into 21st century
    NEW YORK (AP) — When John Travolta shocked theater fans by mangling the pronunciation of Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars, one person saw a gift in the slip — Damian Bazadona. Read more on this news related to 'Pronunciation'

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