Translation of "pronounce" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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pronounceverb [ T ]

uk /prəˈnaʊns/ us /prəˈnaʊns/

pronounce verb [ T ] (MAKE SOUND)

B1 to say a word or a letter in a particular way

发(音),读(音)
How do you pronounce your surname? 你的姓怎么念?
She pronounced his name so badly he didn't even recognize it. 念他的名字时她发音如此不准以至于连他本人都没听出来。
Sade, pronounced shah-day, is a singer. Sade,读作 Shah-day,是一位歌手。

More examples

  • Have I pronounced your name correctly?
  • The year 1705 is usually pronounced seventeen o five.
  • She pronounced Leicester phonetically as "Ley-ces-ter', but really we say "Lester".
  • Don't you hate the way she speaks, pronouncing each single consonant so precisely.
  • The phonetic alphabet shows you how to pronounce unfamiliar words.

pronounce verb [ T ] (TO STATE)

formal to say something officially or certainly

宣称;宣布;断言
[ + obj + noun/adj ] He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. 他被送往医院,到了医院就被宣布已死亡。
The jury pronounced him guilty. 陪审团宣布他有罪。
He gazed vacantly while the verdict and sentence were pronounced. 在宣读判决时,他面无表情地瞪着眼睛。
She surveyed the building and pronounced herself pleased with their work. 她勘查了这栋楼,称自己对他们的工作很满意。
[ + that ] The government pronounced that they are no longer a nuclear state. 该政府宣布其不再是核国家。
"Have I met him?" "You have indeed - I recall you pronounced the man (= said that he was) a fool." “我见过他吗?”“你确实见过——我记得你说这个人是傻瓜。”
The dessert was tried and pronounced delicious. 人们品尝了这道甜点,赞其味美。

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “pronounce” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)