enunciate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v enunciate express or state clearly
    • v enunciate speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way "She pronounces French words in a funny way","I cannot say `zip wire'","Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Enunciate To make a formal statement of; to announce; to proclaim; to declare, as a truth. "The terms in which he enunciates the great doctrines of the gospel."
    • Enunciate To make distinctly audible; to utter articulately; to pronounce; as, to enunciate a word distinctly.
    • v. i Enunciate To utter words or syllables articulately.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • enunciate To utter, as words or syllables; pronounce: used especially with reference to manner: as, he enunciates his words distinctly.
    • enunciate To declare deliberately or in set terms; proclaim distinctly; announce; state: as, to enunciate a proposition.
    • enunciate Synonyms Articulate, etc. See utter, v.
    • enunciate To utter words or syllables: used especially with reference to manner: as, he enunciates distinctly.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Enunciate e-nun′shi-āt to state formally: to pronounce distinctly
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. enuntiatus, -ciatus, p. p. of enuntiare, -ciare,. See Enounce
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. enuntiāre, -ātume, out, nuntiāre, to tell—nuntius, a messenger.

Usage

In literature:

The nasal noise in his enunciation was displeasing.
"Practical Grammar and Composition" by Thomas Wood
The Philadelphian is quite as marked in tone and enunciation.
"As A Chinaman Saw Us" by Anonymous
The Roman Code was merely an enunciation in words of the existing customs of the Roman people.
"Ancient Law" by Sir Henry James Sumner Maine
There was the same indolence, the same languid, slow enunciation.
"The King's Mirror" by Anthony Hope
The mathematical theorem which tells us what we want can be enunciated in a concise manner as follows.
"Time and Tide" by Robert S. (Robert Stawell) Ball
He enunciated the truth.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume X (of X)" by Various
It is not a law; it is a doctrine, the spirit, the policy of the party that it undertakes to enunciate.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
But here I must, at the risk of some few repetitions, notice a theory on the subject of the Swan-maiden myth enunciated by Liebrecht.
"The Science of Fairy Tales" by Edwin Sidney Hartland
A very respectable looking man but short of enunciation.
"A Journey to America in 1834" by Robert Heywood
But this inductive action implies the existence of the very law already enunciated, viz.
"Aether and Gravitation" by William George Hooper
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In news:

"I always order tea," he says in his over-enunciated English, one often mistaken for highbrow British.
In the video, Affion makes fun of 2Chainz less than stellar ability to enunciate words correctly.
We speak too fast, whisper and fail to enunciate .
The other program, with actors just as British and who use funny names for car parts, speak and enunciate splendidly.
Gone is the Kansas-patrician enunciation and smartly tailored Depression-era trousers.
When you're piloting a plane, it's essential to enunciate well so that passengers can tell the difference between "bomb" and "mom.
No no, not "Chihuahua," which is another word I learned to properly enunciate this week.
One of them was enunciated most eloquently by, no surprise, Ronald Reagan.
HIP-POP REPORT WITH OZMAN: Affion Crockett Parodies 2 Chainz In "Enunciation".
Enunciated ominously, those two words are part of every national newscast.
One of hip-hop's brightest new stars unleashes a rat-a-tat-tat stream of perfectly enunciated words to the adoration of her fans — who turned many numbers into sing-alongs.
Jesse Jackson speaks so softly _ and with so little enunciation _ that one strains at times to hear him.
Jesse Jackson speaks so softly - and with so little enunciation - that one strains at times to hear him.
Jesse Jackson speaks so softly - and with so little enunciation - that one strains at times to hear him.
18 PM, international top model Franziska Knuppe smashed the champagne bottle across the bow and enunciated the talismanic christening words.
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In science:

All the personal pronouns in the first person or some expressions like “the vehicle A” will be designated with the id enunciator.
Generating a 3D Simulation of a Car Accident from a Written Description in Natural Language: the CarSim System
Fermi (F.p.30) gives one of the traditional enunciations of the "Second" principle of thermodynamics.
The Energy-Entropy Principle
With this body of results we can now enunciate our non-integrability statement applied to the original class of systems of section 3.1.
Non-Integrability of a weakly integrable Hamiltonian system
The proof of Theorem 1 then proceeds as follows, for each of the graph-based problems P listed in the enunciate.
Theoretical analysis of optimization problems - Some properties of random k-SAT and k-XORSAT
Our current understanding of all prototypical physical theories is largely based on the action principle as enunciated by Hamilton during mid 1930’s.
On the supersymmetric nonlinear evolution equations
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