Pronounce and Speak


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Pronounce verb – Speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way.
Speak is a synonym for pronounce in speech topic. In some cases you can use "Speak" instead a verb "Pronounce", when it comes to topics like utter, tell, say, produce words vocally. popular alternative
Nearby Words: pronounced, pronouncement, pronouncing, pronouncedly, pronounceable
Synonyms for Pronounce


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Speak verb – To express (a thought or emotion) in words.
Pronounce is a synonym for speak in utter topic. You can use "Pronounce" instead a verb "Speak", if it concerns topics such as tell, articulate, talk. popular alternative
Nearby Words: speaker, speaking
Synonyms for Speak

Common collocations

word pronounce word speak word
name pronounce name speak name
time pronounce time speak time
way pronounce way speak way
Other nouns: sentence, language, names, Latin, lines, english.

Both words in one sentence

  • Manga / Kiniro Mosaic The characters speak in a more neutral or American accent instead; their best attempt at giving the characters a British accent is having Alice pronounce "little" as "li'ull" a couple times, dropping the "T" sound.
  • In Sluggy Freelance Gwynn's spells sometimes require her to speak a Language of Magic that's written in bizarre letters no one outside the strip has any clue how to pronounce.
  • When Chinese people in Manchurianote Where the Japanese established a puppet state called Manchukuo try to speak Japanese, they sometimes pronounce it incorrectly, and also use the word "aru" and the like.
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