Meaning of “pronunciation” in the English Dictionary

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pronunciationnoun [ C/U ]

us /prəˌnʌn·siˈeɪ·ʃən/

the way in which a word or letter is said, or said correctly, or the way in which a language is spoken:

[ U ] Her pronunciation of English is improving.
[ C ] There are two acceptable pronunciations for the word "either."

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pronunciation

Please excuse my poor pronunciation.