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- 1. pronunciation, orthoepy, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication
- usage: the way a word or a language is customarily spoken; "the pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners"; "that is the correct pronunciation"
- 2. orthoepy, phonology, phonemics
- usage: a term formerly used for the part of phonology that dealt with the `correct' pronunciation of words and its relation to `correct' orthography
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See also: orthoepy (Dictionary)