Significado de “pronounce” - en el Diccionario Inglés

pronounce en inglés británico

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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:

How do you pronounce your surname?
She pronounced his name so badly he didn't even recognize it.
Sade, pronounced shah-day, is a singer.

Más ejemplos

  • 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:

[ + obj + noun/adj ] He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The jury pronounced him guilty.
He gazed vacantly while the verdict and sentence were pronounced.
She surveyed the building and pronounced herself pleased with their work.
[ + that ] The government pronounced that they are no longer a nuclear state.
"Have I met him?" "You have indeed - I recall you pronounced the man (= said that he was) a fool."
The dessert was tried and pronounced delicious.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Definición de pronounce del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

pronounce en inglés americano

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pronounceverb [ T ]

us /prəˈnɑʊns/

pronounce verb [ T ] (MAKE SOUND)

English to say a word or a letter in a particular way or in a correct way:

Around here, "aunt" is not pronounced the same as "ant."
How do you pronounce your last name?

pronounce verb [ T ] (TO STATE)

to state something officially or formally:

Dewey was mistakenly pronounced the winner of the election.

(Definición de pronounce del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)