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Diction vs. Pronunciation

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Dictionnoun

Choice and use of words, especially with regard to effective communication.

Pronunciationnoun

(countable) The formal or informal way in which a word is made to sound when spoken.

‘What is the pronunciation of "hiccough"?’;

Dictionnoun

The effectiveness and degree of clarity of word choice and expression.

Pronunciationnoun

(uncountable) The way in which the words of a language are made to sound when speaking.

‘His Italian pronunciation is terrible.’;

Dictionnoun

Choice of words for the expression of ideas; the construction, disposition, and application of words in discourse, with regard to clearness, accuracy, variety, etc.; mode of expression; language; as, the diction of Chaucer's poems.

‘His diction blazes up into a sudden explosion of prophetic grandeur.’;

Pronunciationnoun

(countable) The act of pronouncing or uttering something.

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Dictionnoun

the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience

Pronunciationnoun

The act of uttering with articulation; the act of giving the proper sound and accent; utterance; as, the pronunciation of syllables of words; distinct or indistinct pronunciation.

Dictionnoun

the manner in which something is expressed in words;

‘use concise military verbiage’;

Pronunciationnoun

The mode of uttering words or sentences.

Diction

Diction (Latin: dictionem (nom. dictio), ), in its original meaning, is a writer's or speaker's distinctive vocabulary choices and style of expression in a poem or story.

‘a saying, expression, word’;

Pronunciationnoun

The art of manner of uttering a discourse publicly with propriety and gracefulness; - now called delivery.

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Pronunciationnoun

the manner in which someone utters a word;

‘they are always correcting my pronunciation’;

Pronunciationnoun

the way a word or a language is customarily spoken;

‘the pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners’; ‘that is the correct pronunciation’;

Pronunciationnoun

the way in which a word is pronounced

‘similar pronunciations are heard in Ulster’; ‘spelling does not determine pronunciation’;

Pronunciation

Pronunciation is the way in which a word or a language is spoken. This may refer to generally agreed-upon sequences of sounds used in speaking a given word or language in a specific dialect () or simply the way a particular individual speaks a word or language.

‘correct pronunciation’;

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