American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Spoken; voiced.
- adj. Strongly marked; distinct: walks with a pronounced limp.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Strongly marked or defined; decided.
- adj. uttered, articulated.
- adj. strongly marked.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of pronounce.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Strongly marked; unequivocal; decided. [A Gallicism]
- adj. strongly marked; easily noticeable
“General Valencia, he who pronounced (but two short months ago!) the high-flown and flattering speech to the president, on receiving the sword of honour, has now _pronounced_ in a very different and much clearer manner.”
“I just hope politicians like Michele Bachman make sure they hear the word pronounced before attempting to use it.”
“‘Adela,’ repeated Ramón, as if the name pronounced itself.”
“A good quote surfaced in the comments: A name pronounced is the recognition of the individual to whom it belongs.”
“The shock of hearing this title pronounced was equally distributed between Ruth and her husband; but it aroused two absolutely different emotions.”
“Lord Mansfield whenever a barrister pronounced a Latin word with a false quantity.”
“This subsection, roughly south of 45th Avenue and west of Pidgeon Meadow Road and 162nd Street, shares the name pronounced "kiss-EE-na" - though many more recent residents do not recognize Kissena Park as distinct from Flushing as a whole.”
“Vinton Gray Cerf (born June 23, 1943) (last name pronounced just like the English word "surf") is an American computer scientist who is commonly referred to as one of the "founding fathers of the Internet" for his key technical and managerial role, together with Bob Kahn, in the creation of the Internet and the TCP protocols which it uses.”
“Vinton Gray Cerf (born June 23, 1943) (last name pronounced just like the English word "surf") is an American computer scientist who is commonly referred to as one of the”
“The Brooklyn Dodgers were a team, all right, but we referred to Da Bums in Ebbetts Field as “they”; our Pete Coscarart would tag out their Mel Ott sliding into second for the Giants a word pronounced in one syllable—“Jints”, but Brooklynites always thought of the invaders from the Polo Grounds not as a collective “it” but as an uncollected “them,” as befitted a loose assemblage of individuals from Coogan’s Bluff.”
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