Pro*nun`ci*a"tion [F. pronunciation, L. pronunciatio. See Pronounce.]

1.

The act of uttering with articulation; the act of giving the proper sound and accent; utterance; as, the pronunciation of syllables of words; distinct or indistinct pronunciation.

2.

The mode of uttering words or sentences.

3. Rhet.

The art of manner of uttering a discourse publicly with propriety and gracefulness; -- now called delivery.

J. Q. Adams.

 

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