Definition for PRO-NUN-CI-A'TION

PRO-NUN-CI-A'TION, n. [Fr. prononciation, from L. pronunciatio.]

  1. The act of uttering with articulation; utterance; as, the pronunciation of syllables or words; distinct or indistinct pronunciation.
  2. The mode of uttering words or sentence; particularly, the art or manner of uttering a discourse publicly with propriety and gracefulness; now called delivery. – J. Q. Adams.

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