mis pronounce

mispronounce

[mis-pruh-nouns]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), mispronounced, mispronouncing.
to pronounce incorrectly.

Origin:
1585–95; mis-1 + pronounce

mispronouncer, noun
mispronunciation [mis-pruh-nuhn-see-ey-shuhn] , noun
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mispronounce (ˌmɪsprəˈnaʊns)
 
vb
to pronounce (a word) wrongly
 
mispronunciation
 
n

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mispronounce
1590s, from mis- (1) + pronounce. Related: Mispronounced; mispronouncing.
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