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enounce

[ ih-nouns ]
/ ɪˈnaʊns /
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verb (used with object), e·nounced, e·nounc·ing.
to utter or pronounce, as words; enunciate.
to announce, declare, or proclaim.
to state definitely, as a proposition.
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Origin of enounce

1795–1805; e-1 + (an)nounce, modeled on French énoncer<Latin ēnuntiāre to tell; see enunciate

OTHER WORDS FROM enounce

e·nounce·ment, nounun·e·nounced, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for enounce

enounce
/ (ɪˈnaʊns) /

verb (tr) formal
to enunciate
to pronounce

Derived forms of enounce

enouncement, noun

Word Origin for enounce

C19: from French énoncer, from Latin ēnuntiāre enunciate
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