Enunciation
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. [1913 Webster]

By way of interpretation and enunciation. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

2. Mode of utterance or pronunciation, especially as regards fullness and distinctness or articulation; as, to speak with a clear or impressive enunciation. [1913 Webster]

3. That which is enunciated or announced; words in which a proposition is expressed; an announcement; a formal declaration; a statement. [1913 Webster]

Every intelligible enunciation must be either true or false. --A. Clarke. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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