diction: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dik'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. style of speaking or writing as dependent upon choice of words: good diction.
  2. the accent, inflection, intonation, and speech-sound quality manifested by an individual speaker, usually judged in terms of prevailing standards of acceptability; enunciation.
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