enunciation

[ih-nuhn-see-ey-shuhn]
noun
1.
an act or manner of enunciating.
2.
utterance or pronunciation.
3.
a formal announcement or statement: the enunciation of a doctrine.

Origin:
1545–55; < Latin ēnūntiātiōn- (stem of ēnūntiātiō). See enunciate, -ion

nonenunciation, noun
reenunciation, noun
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enunciate (ɪˈnʌnsɪˌeɪt)
 
vb
1.  to articulate or pronounce (words), esp clearly and distinctly
2.  (tr) to state precisely or formally
 
[C17: from Latin ēnuntiāre to declare, from nuntiāre to announce, from nuntius messenger]
 
enunci'ation
 
n
 
e'nunciative
 
adj
 
e'nunciatory
 
adj
 
e'nunciatively
 
adv
 
e'nunciator
 
n

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enunciation
1530s, from L. enuntiationem (nom. enuntiatio), from enuntiare "enunciate," from ex- "from" + nuntius "messenger" (see nuncio).
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Example sentences
Every word counts with them and there is nothing slipshod in the enunciation.
It was emotion layered on dialect layered on perfect enunciation.
The elucidators of this fantasy could make it more interesting if their
  enunciation were clearer.
The choir's projection and enunciation were unusually clear.
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