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English definition of “pronounce”

pronounce

verb [T]
 
 
/prəˈnaʊns/
B1 to make the sound of a letter or word: How do you pronounce his name?Ways of speakingPhonology and phonetics
pronounce sb/sth dead/a success, etc formal to state that something is true in an official or formal way: Doctors pronounced him dead at 12.23 a.m.Announcing, informing and stating
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