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pronouncedmore about pronounced

pronounced


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pronounced  \Pro*nounced"\,  a.  [F.  prononc['e].] 
  Strongly  marked;  unequivocal;  decided. 
 
  Note:  [A  Gallicism] 
 
  [His]  views  became  every  day  more  pronounced. 
  --Thackeray. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pronounce  \Pro*nounce"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Pronounced};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Pronounging}.]  [F.  prononcer,  L.  pronunciare 
  pro  before  forth  +  nunciare,  nuntiare  to  announce.  See 
  {Announce}.] 
  1.  To  utter  articulately;  to  speak  out  or  distinctly;  to 
  utter,  as  words  or  syllables;  to  speak  with  the  proper 
  sound  and  accent  as  adults  rarely  learn  to  pronounce  a 
  foreign  language  correctly. 
 
  2.  To  utter  officially  or  solemnly;  to  deliver,  as  a  decree 
  or  sentence;  as  to  pronounce  sentence  of  death. 
 
  Sternly  he  pronounced  The  rigid  interdiction. 
  --Milton. 
 
  3.  To  speak  or  utter  rhetorically;  to  deliver;  to  recite;  as 
  to  pronounce  an  oration. 
 
  Speak  the  speech,  I  pray  you  as  I  pronounced  it  to 
  you  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  declare  or  affirm;  as  he  pronounced  the  book  to  be  a 
  libel;  he  pronounced  the  act  to  be  a  fraud. 
 
  The  God  who  hallowed  thee  and  blessed,  Pronouncing 
  thee  all  good.  --Keble. 
 
  Syn:  To  deliver;  utter;  speak.  See  {Deliver}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  pronounced 
  adj  1:  strongly  marked;  easily  noticeable;  "walked  with  a  marked 
  limp";  "a  pronounced  flavor  of  cinnamon"  [syn:  {marked}] 
  2:  produced  by  the  organs  of  speech 




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