pronounce

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pronounce(
pruh
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nauns
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to enunciate)
a. pronunciar
No one pronounces my name correctly.Nadie pronuncia mi nombre correctamente.
2. (to declare)
a. declarar
As she left the office, she pronounced that she would never return.Mientras salía de la oficina, declaró que jamás volvería.
b. dictaminar (formal)
Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.Los paramédicos dictaminaron que la víctima estaba muerta en la escena.
3. (legal)
a. pronunciar
The judge will pronounce sentence tomorrow.El juez pronunciará sentencia mañana.
b. dictar
The defendant stood as the sentence was pronounced.El acusado se puso de pie cuando se dictó la sentencia.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to express an opinion)
a. pronunciarse
The minister has yet to pronounce on the report.La ministra aún no se ha pronunciado sobre el informe.
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pronounce
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (word)
a. pronunciar
this letter is not pronouncedesta letra no se pronuncia
2. (declare; opinion)
a. manifestar
to pronounce that…manifestar que…
to pronounce oneself for/against somethingpronunciarse a favor de/en contra de algo
he was pronounced dead/innocentfue declarado muerto/inocente
3. (law)
a.
to pronounce sentencedictar sentencia
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (general)
a.
to pronounce onpronunciarse sobre
to pronounce for/against somebodyemitir un dictamen a favor de/en contra de alguien
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pronounce [prəˈnaʊns]
transitive verb
1 [+letter, word] pronunciar
how do you pronounce it? ¿cómo se pronuncia?; the "k" in "knee" is not pronounced la "k" de "knee" no se pronuncia
2 (declare) declarar
they pronounced him unfit to plead lo declararon incapaz de defenderse; he was pronounced dead se dictaminó que estaba muerto; "I now pronounce you man and wife" —y ahora os declaro marido y mujer; to pronounce o.s. for/against sth declararse a favor de/en contra de algo; to pronounce sentence (Jur) pronunciar or dictar sentencia
intransitive verb
to pronounce in favour of/against sth pronunciarse a favor de/en contra de algo; to pronounce on sth pronunciarse sobre algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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