enunciate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēnuntiātus, past participle of ēnuntiō (to report, declare), from ē- + nūntiō (to report).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈnʌnsiˌeɪt/
  • Hyphenation: e‧nun‧ci‧ate

Verb[edit]

enunciate (third-person singular simple present enunciates, present participle enunciating, simple past and past participle enunciated)

  1. (transitive) To make a definite or systematic statement of.
  2. To announce, proclaim.
    • Coleridge
      the terms in which he enunciates the great doctrines of the gospel
  3. (transitive) To articulate, pronounce.
    You must enunciate all the syllables.
  4. (intransitive) To make sounds clearly.
    Enunciate when you speak.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

enunciate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of enunciare
  2. second-person plural imperative of enunciare
  3. second-person plural present subjunctive of enunciare
  4. feminine plural of enunciato

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

ēnunciāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ēnunciātus