pronounce

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/prəˈnaʊns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/prəˈnaʊns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(prə nouns)


Inflections of 'pronounce' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
pronounces
v 3rd person singular
pronouncing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
pronounced
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
pronounced
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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pronounce

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. pronounce [a, the] word
  2. pronounce your words
  3. [how, ability, difficult] to pronounce
  4. (couldn't) pronounce it [right, correctly, well]
  5. pronounced it [wrong, badly, poorly]
  6. pronounced as a [vowel, consonant, "p"]
  7. the ["p", "e", "h"] is not pronounced
  8. (one of) the hardest words to pronounce (in English)
  9. is [difficult, tricky, hard] to pronounce in [English, some languages]
  10. I now pronounce you [husband, man] and wife
  11. pronounced them [husband] and wife
  12. they were pronounced husband and wife
  13. pronounced her the winner
  14. she was pronounced the winner
  15. pronounced [dead, alive, safe]
  16. pronounce with [pride, confidence, certainty]
  17. pronounce in favor of [a motion, an idea, a suggestion]
  18. pronounce against [a motion]
  19. pronounce [sentence, judgment]
  20. pronounce on the [news, TV, radio]
  21. pronounce on this [subject, matter, question]
  22. pronounced [gravely, seriously, offhandedly]
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