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articulation (pronunciation)

Definition:

the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech

Class:

communication noun (communicative processes and contents)

Related to:

articulate

Plural:

articulations

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

"a joint or joining; setting of bones", from Old French articulation, from...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

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Definition references

Britannica Encyclopedia:

articulation [speech]

in phonetics, a configuration of the vocal tract resulting from the positioning of the mobile organs of the vocal tract relative to other parts of the ... (26 of 268 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/37104​/articulation

Collins Dictionary:

articulation | articulatory [adjective, derived]

the act or process of speaking or expressing in words | the process of articulating a speech sound | the sound so produced, especially a consonant | ... (24 of 577 words, 9 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/articulation

Wikipedia:

Articulation [disambiguation]

may refer to: Topic-focus articulation, a field of study concerned with marking old and new information in a clause | Manner of articulation, how speech organs involved in making a sound make contact Place of articulation, an active articulator... (38 of 277 words, 13 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Articulation

Random House Dictionary:

articulation

an act or the process of articulating. | [phonetics] ; the act or process of articulating speech. ; the adjustments and movements of speech organs ... (24 of 206 words, 8 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/articulation

Wiktionary:

articulation | articulations [plural]

[countable, uncountable] A joint or the collection of joints at which something is articulated, or hinged, for bending. | [countable] A manner or method by which elements of a system are connected. | [uncountable] The quality, clarity or sharpness of ... (38 of 197 words, 5 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciations)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/articulation

Merriam-Webster:

articulation | occlusion [definition 1b, synonym, sense-specific] | expression [synonym, sense-specific] | formulation [synonym, sense-specific] | phrasing [synonym, sense-specific] | statement [synonym, sense-specific] | utterance [synonym, sense-specific] | verbalism [synonym, sense-specific] | voice [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

a joint or juncture between bones or cartilages in the skeleton of a vertebrate ; a movable joint between rigid parts of an animal | the action or ... (27 of 147 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/articulation

Oxford Dictionary:

articulation

the formation of clear and distinct sounds in speech | the action of putting into words an idea or feeling | [phonetics] : the formation of a speech ... (26 of 146 words, 6 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/articulation

American Heritage Dictionary:

articulation | articulatory [adjective, related] | articulative [adjective, related]

The act of vocal expression; utterance or enunciation | The act or manner of producing a speech sound. | A speech sound, especially a consonant. | A ... (24 of 106 words, 9 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/articulation

New World Dictionary:

articulation

a jointing or being jointed | the way in which parts are joined together | utterance or enunciation; way of talking or pronouncing ; the moving of ... (25 of 69 words, 6 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/articulation

Macmillan British Dictionary:

articulation [uncountable]

the production of speech or music | the expression of thoughts, ideas, or feelings in words | [formal] the ways in which the different parts of a ... (25 of 68 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/articulation

Cambridge Dictionary:

articulation [entry 1]

the way in which you pronounce words or produce sounds | the way in which you express your feelings and ideas, etc. (21 of 44 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/articulation 1

articulation [entry 2]

in something that consists of two or more parts, the way in which the parts are joined and able to move in relation to each other (26 of 34 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/articulation 2

Columbia Encyclopedia:

pronunciation

see phonetics; phonology. (3 of 5 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0917775​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

articulation | articulations [plural] | articulative [adjective, derived] | articulatory [adjective, derived]

the coherent expression of thoughts, ideas, or feelings | the pronouncing of words, or the manner in which they are pronounced | the connection of the ... (24 of 98 words, 5 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861586980​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

articulation

First use: early 15th century

Origin: "a joint or joining; setting of bones", from Old French articulation, from Medieval Latin articulationem (nominative articulatio) ... (20 of 47 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=articulation

Oxford Dictionary:

articulation

Origin: late Middle English (in the senses "joint", "joining"): from Latin articulatio(n-), from the verb articulare (see "articulate")

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/articulation

Wiktionary:

articulation | articulations [plural]

Origin: Old French articulacion, from Medieval Latin articulatio

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/articulation

Audio references

Wiktionary:

articulation | articulations [plural]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "articulation"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/articulation

Collins Dictionary:

articulation

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "articulation"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/articulation

Macmillan British Dictionary:

articulation [uncountable]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "articulation"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/articulation

Macmillan American Dictionary:

articulation [uncountable]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "articulation"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/articulation

Cambridge Dictionary:

articulation [entry 1]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "articulation"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "articulation"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/articulation 1

the Free Dictionary:

articulation

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "articulation"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "articulation"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "articulation" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/articulation

Google Dictionary:

articulation | articulations [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "articulation"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

articulation

Audio: North American pronunciation of "articulation"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=articu​08 word=articulation

YourDictionary Audio:

articulation

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "articulation" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/articulation

freedictionary.org:

articulation

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "articulation" by speech synthesizer

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