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pronounce

  
      vt  
     [+word]   prononcer  
→ I can't pronounce his name.        
→ He pronounced it Per-sha, the way the English do.        
How do you pronounce that word?      Comment est-ce qu'on prononce ce mot?  
     [+verdict, sentence]   prononcer  
→ The Communist authorities took time to pronounce their verdicts.        
→ Eventually the doctor pronounced his verdict.        
→ The judge is set to pronounce a sentence on Matthews within the next week.        
   (=declare)   déclarer  
→ "The letter is a forgery," she pronounced.        
→ "As for me," he pronounced, "I can recognize a good deal when I see one."        
to pronounce sb fit      déclarer qn apte  
→ A specialist has pronounced him fully fit.        
They pronounced him unfit to drive.      Ils l'ont déclaré inapte à la conduite.  
to pronounce sb dead      déclarer qn mort  
→ The victim was pronounced dead on arrival at Southampton Hospital.        
to pronounce o.s. satisfied      se déclarer satisfait  
→ He walked around the garden and pronounced himself satisfied.        
to pronounce sb man and wife, I now pronounce you man and wife.      Je vous déclare maintenant mari et femme.  


pronounce on  
      vt fus   (=give one's opinion on)   se prononcer sur  
(=pontificate on)  
se croire obligé (e)   d'émettre une opinion sur  
→ Men feel perfectly free to pronounce on the way women should look.        
She was asked to pronounce on the merits of the novel.      On lui a demandé de se prononcer sur les mérites du roman.  
people who pronounce on how their children should be taught      les gens qui se croient obligés d'émettre une opinion sur l'enseignement que leurs enfants devraient recevoir  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
pronounce v.
prononcer (vt.) ; se prononcer (vr.)

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
exp.
déclarer qn apte
exp.
déclarer qn mort
v.
annoncer sa mort cérébrale
v.
annoncer sa mort cérébrale
exp.
se déclarer satisfait
exp.
Comment est-ce qu'on prononce ce mot?
exp.
Je vous déclare maintenant mari et femme.
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'pronounce' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
vt.,vi.
pronounce
exp.
how do you pronounce this?
exp.
Russian is difficult to pronounce.
exp.
to pronounce that it is a case of suicide
exp.
hard to pronounce
"pronounce": examples and translations in context
Certain phonemes are often difficult to pronounce. Certains phonèmes sont souvent difficiles à prononcer.
Slow down your speech and pronounce words clearly and correctly. Ralentissez votre débit et prononcez les mots clairement et correctement.
The Commission would immediately pronounce a ban. La Commission prononcerait immédiatement une interdiction.
But that's such a fuss to pronounce. ... we call him just Gus. Mais c'est tellement marrant à prononcer, qu'on l'appelle Gus.
Sometimes, when I see the word "hospice" on the screen, I pronounce it Quelquefois, quand je vois le mot "hospice" sur l'écran, Je le prononce
By virtue of the authority vested in me, I now pronounce you husband and wife. En vertu - - des pouvoirs qui me sont conférés, je vous déclare mari et femme.
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