self-pronouncing

[ self-pruh-noun-sing ]
/ ˈsɛlf prəˈnaʊn sɪŋ /

adjective

having the pronunciation indicated, especially by diacritical marks added on original spellings rather than by phonetic symbols: a self-pronouncing dictionary.

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British Dictionary definitions for self-pronouncing

self-pronouncing

adjective

(in a phonetic transcription) of, relating to, or denoting a word that, except for additional diacritic marks of stress, may keep the letters of its ordinary orthography to represent its pronunciation
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