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English definition of “pronounced”


adjective     /prəˈnaʊnst/
very noticeable or certain : I'm told I have a very pronounced English accent when I speak French . She's a woman of very pronounced views which she is not afraid to air .CertaintyConfidence and self-assuranceApparent and obviousVisible
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