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Word of the Day
Friday, December 07, 2001

Definitions for enunciate

  1. To utter articulately; to pronounce.
  2. To state or set forth precisely or systematically.
  3. To announce; to proclaim; to declare.

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Citations for enunciate
And all agree that he was from his college days a wonderful speaker, one who enunciated clearly and crisply and never seemed to have to grope for a word. Louis Auchincloss, Woodrow Wilson
John Maynard Keynes, a famous economist and outstandingly successful investor, enunciated the theory most lucidly in 1936. Burton G. Malkiel, A Random Walk Down Wall Street
Origin of enunciate
Enunciate comes from Latin enuntiare, "to tell; to disclose; to declare; to pronounce clearly," from e- + nuntiare, "to announce," from nuntius, "a messenger."