verb (used with object), pro·nounced, pro·nounc·ing.
verb (used without object), pro·nounced, pro·nounc·ing.
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Police said Walls was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.Woman fatally shot in Southeast Washington, D.C. police say|Peter Hermann|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Officers went there after gunfire was reported, and Banks was pronounced dead at the scene.Victim of fatal shooting in Prince George’s County is identified|Martin Weil, Katie Mettler|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
It’s especially pronounced when your subject is very close to the camera.The iPhone 12 Pro Max might be worth it—for the camera alone|Stan Horaczek|November 10, 2020|Popular Science
One officer and the suspect were taken to the shock trauma center, where the suspect was pronounced dead, police said.Baltimore police fatally shot person who fired at officers, commissioner says|Emily Davies|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
The author elects not to tap treatments of the founding era by a rising generation of professional historians who give pronounced attention to political energies bubbling up from below.Four presidents who put Virginia’s stamp on early America|Andrew Burstein|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
And by pronouncing other cultures and political systems “evil,” there was the assurance that America was good.
Williams showed off her best dance moves after pronouncing, without a hint of irony, “‘Flawless’ by Beyoncé!”Game of Thrones: Sex, Swords, and Dragons at a Fans’ Night Out|Scott Bixby|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Late-night comedy hosts will have a great time pronouncing, “Finally, a Clinton who inhales!”Tina Brown: I Know Who Hillary’s Running Mate Should Be|Tina Brown|July 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I loved how he could make the word “public” rhyme with “subject” just by pronouncing it differently.Big Daddy Kane: The Hip-Hop MC on Las Supper, Madonna, Jay-Z, and What’s Next|Curtis Stephen|April 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Pronouncing illegality, governments will often undertake demolitions of slum houses.
He conducts this ceremony with the greatest solemnity, occasionally pronouncing these incantatory words, "Plate or shell, sah?"Physiology of The Opera|John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
We assimilate anything white so quickly it is a wonder an immigrant remembers the native way of pronouncing his own name.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The manner of pronouncing vowels and consonants became the most profound of mysteries, and often the most terrible.
It was by pronouncing letters according to the magical method, that the moon was made to descend to the earth.
She felt a patriotic thrill on hearing the first mellow English voice pronouncing the first kindly English sentence.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird