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overpronounce

[ oh-ver-pruh-nouns ]
/ 藢o蕣 v蓹r pr蓹藞na蕣ns /
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verb (used with object), o路ver路pro路nounced, o路ver路pro路nounc路ing.
to pronounce (a word, syllable, etc.) in an exaggerated, affected, or excessively careful manner.
verb (used without object), o路ver路pro路nounced, o路ver路pro路nounc路ing.
to pronounce or speak overcarefully, affectedly, exaggeratedly, etc.: When he overpronounces that way, he seems to be patronizing his audience.
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Origin of overpronounce

OTHER WORDS FROM overpronounce

o路ver路pro路nun路ci路a路tion [oh-ver-pruh-nuhn-see-ey-shuhn], /藞o蕣 v蓹r pr蓹藢n蕦n si藞e瑟 蕛蓹n/, noun
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