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


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    Although the Japanese and Chinese languages differ considerably in their syntax and pronunciation, one characteristic they share, along with use of kanji, is lots of homonyms. Mathews’ Chinese-English Dictionary, for example, lists 70 characters with the pronunciation shih (or shi, when transcribed in hanyu pinyin), which sounds like the English “shirt” minu Read more on this news related to 'Pronunciation'
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