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enunciation

[ ih-nuhn-see-ey-shuhn ]
/ ɪˌnʌn siˈeɪ ʃən /
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noun
an act or manner of enunciating.
utterance or pronunciation.
a formal announcement or statement: the enunciation of a doctrine.
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Origin of enunciation

First recorded in 1545–55, enunciation is from the Latin word ēnūntiātiōn- (stem of ēnūntiātiō). See enunciate, -ion

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non·e·nun·ci·a·tion, nounre·e·nun·ci·a·tion, noun

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