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articulate

adjective uk   /ɑːˈtɪk.jʊ.lət/  us   /ɑːr-/
able to express thoughts and feelings easily and clearly, or showing this quality: an intelligent and highly articulate young woman She gave a witty, entertaining, and articulate speech.
articulately
adverb uk   us   /-li/
articulateness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/ (also articulacy, uk   /-lə.si/ us   )

articulate

verb [T] uk   /ɑːˈtɪk.jʊ.leɪt/  us   /ɑːr-/ formal

articulate verb [T] (EXPRESS IN WORDS)

to express in words: I found myself unable to articulate my feelings. Many people are opposed to the new law, but have had no opportunity to articulate their opposition.

articulate verb [T] (PRONOUNCE)

to pronounce: When children first learn to talk, there are some sounds that they find difficult to articulate.

articulate verb [T] (FORM A JOINT)

specialized medical to connect two bones by forming a joint
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