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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enunciation  \E*nun`ci*a"tion\  (?;  277),  n.  [L.  enuntiatio 
  -ciatio.] 
  1.  The  act  of  enunciating,  announcing,  proclaiming,  or  making 
  known  open  attestation;  declaration;  as  the  enunciation 
  of  an  important  truth. 
 
  By  way  of  interpretation  and  enunciation.  --Jer. 
  Taylor. 
 
  2.  Mode  of  utterance  or  pronunciation,  especially  as  regards 
  fullness  and  distinctness  or  articulation;  as  to  speak 
  with  a  clear  or  impressive  enunciation. 
 
  3.  That  which  is  enunciated  or  announced;  words  in  which  a 
  proposition  is  expressed;  an  announcement;  a  formal 
  declaration;  a  statement. 
 
  Every  intelligible  enunciation  must  be  either  true 
  or  false.  --A.  Clarke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enunciation 
  n  :  the  articulation  of  speech  regarded  from  the  point  of  view 
  of  its  intelligibility  to  the  audience  [syn:  {diction}] 




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