Meaning of “pronounce” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /prəˈnaʊns/

B1 to make the sound of a letter or word:

How do you pronounce his name?
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.

(Definition of “pronounce” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)