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pronounced

[pruh-nounst] /prəˈnaʊnst/
adjective
1.
strongly marked:
a pronounced fishy taste.
2.
clearly indicated:
a pronounced contrast.
3.
decided; unequivocal:
pronounced views.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; pronounce + -ed2
Related forms
pronouncedly
[pruh-noun-sid-lee, -nounst-lee] /prəˈnaʊn sɪd li, -ˈnaʊnst li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
pronouncedness, noun
unpronounced, adjective
well-pronounced, adjective
Synonyms
1. distinct, unmistakable.
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British Dictionary definitions for wellpronounced

pronounced

/prəˈnaʊnst/
adjective
1.
strongly marked or indicated
2.
(of a sound) articulated with vibration of the vocal cords; voiced
Derived Forms
pronouncedly (prəˈnaʊnsɪdlɪ) adverb
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Word Origin and History for wellpronounced

pronounced

adj.

"spoken," 1570s, past participle adjective from pronounce (v.). Sense of "emphatic" is a figurative meaning first attested c.1730.

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