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[ 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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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of enunciation

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

OTHER WORDS FROM enunciation

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

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