She continued to pronounce him the person she loved most in the world with the exception of her two now-grown sons.
Then, Jessica Biel was very big around 2005-2010, and she had that scene in a bra in I Now pronounce You Chuck and Larry.
Canadians are ceasing to mentally insert the word “junior” whenever they hear an American pronounce the word “partner.”
early 14c., "to declare officially;" late 14c., "to speak, utter," from Old French prononcier "declare, speak out, pronounce" (late 13c., Modern French prononcer), from Late Latin pronunciare, from Latin pronuntiare "to proclaim, announce; pronounce, utter," from pro- "forth, out, in public" (see pro-) + nuntiare "announce," from nuntius "messenger" (see nuncio). With reference to the mode of sounding words or languages, it is attested from 1620s (but cf. pronunciation in this sense early 15c.). Related: Pronounced; pronouncing.