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1    to utter or articulate (a sound or sequence of sounds)  
2    tr   to utter or articulate (sounds or words) in the correct way  
3    tr; may take a clause as object   to proclaim officially and solemnly  
I now pronounce you man and wife     
4    when tr, may take a clause as object   to declare as one's judgment  
to pronounce the death sentence upon someone     
5    tr   to make a phonetic transcription of (sounds or words)  
     (C14: from Latin pronuntiare to announce, from pro-1 + nuntiare to announce)  
  pronounceable      adj  
  pronouncer      n  
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1    accent, articulate, enunciate, say, sound, speak, stress, utter, vocalize, voice  
2    affirm, announce, assert, declare, decree, deliver, judge, proclaim  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
to say, pronounce, speak
ex.: The child sounded out each word out loud as she read her book.
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