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mispronounce

[ mis-pruh-nouns ]
/ 藢m瑟s pr蓹藞na蕣ns /
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verb (used with or without object), mis路pro路nounced, mis路pro路nounc路ing.
to pronounce incorrectly.

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Origin of mispronounce

First recorded in 1585鈥95; mis-1 + pronounce

OTHER WORDS FROM mispronounce

mis路pro路nounc路er, nounmis路pro路nun路ci路a路tion [mis-pruh-nuhn-see-ey-shuhn], /藢m瑟s pr蓹藢n蕦n si藞e瑟 蕛蓹n/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mispronounce

mispronounce
/ (藢m瑟spr蓹藞na蕣ns) /

verb
to pronounce (a word) wrongly

Derived forms of mispronounce

mispronunciation (藢m瑟spr蓹藢n蕦ns瑟藞e瑟蕛蓹n), noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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