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Enunciation vs. Elocution

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Enunciationnoun

The act of enunciating, announcing, proclaiming, or making known; open attestation; declaration.

‘It was time for the enunciation of an important truth.’;

Elocutionnoun

The art of public speaking with expert control of gesture and voice, etc.

Enunciationnoun

Mode of utterance or pronunciation, especially as regards fullness and distinctness or articulation.

‘She speaks with an impressively clear enunciation.’;

Elocutionnoun

Utterance by speech.

‘[Fruit] whose taste . . . Gave elocution to the mute, and taughtThe tongue not made for speech to speak thy praise.’;

Enunciationnoun

That which is enunciated or announced; words in which a proposition is expressed; formal declaration

Elocutionnoun

Oratorical or expressive delivery, including the graces of intonation, gesture, etc.; style or manner of speaking or reading in public; as, clear, impressive elocution.

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Enunciationnoun

The act of enunciating, announcing, proclaiming, or making known; open attestation; declaration; as, the enunciation of an important truth.

‘By way of interpretation and enunciation.’;

Elocutionnoun

Suitable and impressive writing or style; eloquent diction.

‘To express these thoughts with elocution.’;

Enunciationnoun

Mode of utterance or pronunciation, especially as regards fullness and distinctness or articulation; as, to speak with a clear or impressive enunciation.

Elocutionnoun

an expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture

Enunciationnoun

That which is enunciated or announced; words in which a proposition is expressed; an announcement; a formal declaration; a statement.

‘Every intelligible enunciation must be either true or false.’;

Elocutionnoun

the skill of clear and expressive speech, especially of distinct pronunciation and articulation

‘lessons in singing and elocution’;

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Enunciationnoun

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

Elocutionnoun

a particular style of speaking

‘a Rileyesque elocution’;

Elocution

Elocution is the study of formal speaking in pronunciation, grammar, style, and tone as well as the idea and practice of effective speech and its forms. It stems from the idea that while communication is symbolic, sounds are final and compelling.

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