• The formal or informal way in which a word is made to sound when spoken.
  • The way in which the words of a language are made to sound when speaking.
  • The act of pronouncing or uttering a vocable.


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  • From Middle English pronunciacioun, from Middle French prononciation, pronunciation, from Latin prōnūntiātiō, noun of action from perfect passive participle prōnūntiātus, from verb prōnūntiāre, from prō- + nūntiāre. pronuntiatio.

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