mispronunciation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mis- +‎ pronunciation.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /mɪspɹəˌnʌn.siˈeɪ.ʃən/, enPR: mĭsprə-nŭn'-sē-ā′-shən
  • IPA(key): /mɪspɹəˌnaʊn.siˈeɪ.ʃən/, enPR: mĭsprə-noun'-sē-ā′-shən (very common but often deprecated)
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən
  • Hyphenation: mis‧pro‧nun‧ci‧a‧tion

Noun[edit]

mispronunciation (countable and uncountable, plural mispronunciations)

  1. (uncountable) The act of mispronouncing.
    She found the constant mispronunciation of her name very annoying.
  2. (countable) A mispronounced word or phrase.
    His speech was full of mispronunciations.

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