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English definition of “pronounce”

pronounce

verb [T] (MAKE SOUND)    /prəˈnaʊns/
B1 to say a word or a letter in a particular way: How do you pronounce your surname? She pronounced his name so badly he didn't even recognize it. Sade, pronounced shah-day, is a singer.Ways of speakingPhonology and phonetics
(Definition of pronounce verb (MAKE SOUND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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