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"articulate" in British English

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articulateadjective

uk   /ɑːˈtɪk.jʊ.lət/  us   /ɑːr-/
articulately
adverb uk   us   /-li/
articulateness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/ (also articulacy, uk   /-lə.si/ us   )

articulateverb [T]

uk   /ɑːˈtɪk.jʊ.leɪt/  us   /ɑːr-/ formal
(Definition of articulate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"articulate" in American English

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articulateadjective

 us   /ɑrˈtɪk·jə·lət/
expressing or ​able to ​express things ​easily and ​clearly: The First ​Lady was an ​intelligent and articulate ​spokeswoman for a lot of ​causes.

articulateverb [T]

 us   /ɑrˈtɪk·jəˌleɪt/
to ​explain in words, esp. to ​express something ​clearly: She has not ​yet articulated her ​vision of why she ​wants to be ​governor.
(Definition of articulate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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