Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “articulation”

See all translations

articulation

noun uk   /ɑːˌtɪk.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ us    /ɑːr-/

articulation noun (PRONUNCIATION)

[U] the way in which you pronounce words or produce sounds: A good singer needs to have good articulation (= a clear way of pronouncing words).

articulation noun (EXPRESSION)

[U] the way in which you express your feelings and ideas, etc.

articulation noun (JOINING)

[U] specialized medical in something that consists of two or more parts, the way in which the parts are joined and able to move in relation to each other [C] the point where two bones connect to allow movement
Compare

articulation noun (TEETH)

[U] specialized medical the contact of the teeth in the upper jaw with the teeth in the lower jaw
Translations of “articulation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 說, 發音的方式, 表達的方式…
in Chinese (Simplified) 说, 发音的方式, 表达的方式…
(Definition of articulation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of articulation?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “articulation” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

glacial

made or left by a glacier

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More