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Meaning of pronounced by Wiktionary Dictionary



    pronounced ( comparative more pronounced, superlative most pronounced )

    1. uttered, articulated .
    2. strongly marked .

    Derived terms

Explanation of pronounced by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. strongly marked

    2. a pronounced flavor of cinnamon

    Definition of pronounced by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Pronounce v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pronounced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pronounging] [F. prononcer, L. pronunciare; pro before, forth + nunciare, nuntiare, to announce. See Announce.]

      1. To utter articulately; to speak out or distinctly; to utter, as words or syllables; to speak with the proper sound and accent as, “adults rarely learn to pronounce a foreign language correctly”.

      2. To utter officially or solemnly; to deliver, as a decree or sentence; as, “to pronounce sentence of death”.

      Sternly he pronounced

      The rigid interdiction. Milton.

      3. To speak or utter rhetorically; to deliver; to recite; as, “to pronounce an oration”.

      Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you. Shak.

      4. To declare or affirm; as, “he pronounced the book to be a libel; he pronounced the act to be a fraud.”

      The God who hallowed thee and blessed,

      Pronouncing thee all good. Keble.

      Syn. -- To deliver; utter; speak. See Deliver.

    2. Pronounced a. [F. prononcé.] Strongly marked; unequivocal; decided. [A Gallicism]

      [His] views became every day more pronounced. Thackeray.