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  • Mispronunciation — is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as incorrect or inaccurate pronunciation . The matter of what is or is not mispronunciation is a contentious one, and indeed there is some disagreement about the extent to which the term is even… …   Wikipedia

  • Mispronunciation — Mis pro*nun ci*a tion (? or ?), n. Wrong or improper pronunciation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mispronunciation — (n.) 1520s; see MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + PRONUNCIATION (Cf. pronunciation) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mispronunciation — noun a) The act of mispronouncing. She found the constant mispronunciation of her name very annoying. b) A mispronounced word or phrase. His speech was full of mispronunciations …   Wiktionary

  • mispronunciation — mispronounce ► VERB ▪ pronounce wrongly. DERIVATIVES mispronunciation noun …   English terms dictionary

  • mispronunciation — noun Date: 1530 the act or an instance of mispronouncing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mispronunciation — See mispronounce. * * * …   Universalium

  • mispronunciation — Synonyms and related words: Irish bull, anacoluthon, bull, cacoepy, cacology, catachresis, corruption, fluff, folk etymology, gammacism, grammatical error, hypercorrection, hyperform, lambdacism, malaprop, malapropism, marrowsky, missaying,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mispronunciation — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. misaccentuation, cacology, cacoepy; see error 1 , mistake 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • mispronunciation — mɪsprÉ™nÊŒnsɪ eɪʃn n. error in pronunciation, misspeaking, incorrect pronunciation, bad pronunciation …   English contemporary dictionary

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