Definition of “intonation” - English Dictionary

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“intonation” in British English

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intonationnoun

uk /ˌɪn.təˈneɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌɪn.təˈneɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “intonation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“intonation” in American English

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intonationnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌɪn·təˈneɪ·ʃən/

the sound changes produced by the rise and fall of the voice when speaking

(Definition of “intonation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)