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Perhaps the pronunciation of the name had thrown her off. Christianity Today (2000)They actually try to get rid of their correct pronunciation. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)Thousands of new arrivals are adopting common British names to avoid discrimination or just poor pronunciation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Spare a thought for the foreigner grappling with English spelling and pronunciation. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)It is still a colloquial French pronunciation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The focus was simply to keep me talking, to keep my pronunciation correct. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Young teachers are under pressure to drop their regional accents and adopt received pronunciation, research suggests. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Second, received pronunciation is alive and well and still rather popular. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It wasn't until the mid-19th century that received pronunciation became the accent of choice for royals and public schoolboys. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Correct pronunciation is vital. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In Shrewsbury this week I was struck by the variance in the pronunciation of its name. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Reading along with the CD means you'll get the pronunciation correct. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'pronunciation'
British English: pronunciation /prəˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃən/ NOUN
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- American English: pronunciation
- Arabic: نُطْق
- Brazilian Portuguese: pronúncia
- Chinese: 发音
- Croatian: izgovor
- Czech: výslovnost
- Danish: udtale
- Dutch: uitspraak weerklank
- European Spanish: pronunciación
- Finnish: ääntämys
- French: prononciation
- German: Aussprache
- Greek: προφορά
- Italian: pronuncia
- Japanese: 発音
- Korean: 발음
- Norwegian: uttale
- Polish: wymowa
- European Portuguese: pronúncia
- Romanian: pronunție
- Russian: произношение
- Spanish: pronunciación
- Swedish: uttal
- Thai: การออกเสียงคำพูด
- Turkish: telaffuz
- Ukrainian: вимова
- Vietnamese: sự phát âm
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