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enunciate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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enunciatee‧nun‧ci‧ate /ɪˈnʌnsieɪt/ verb  1 [intransitive, transitive]SL to pronounce words clearly and carefully2 [transitive] formalEXPRESS to express an idea clearly and exactly ideas that he was to enunciate decades laterenunciation /ɪˌnʌnsiˈeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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enunciateAre we to conclude both that Papinian wrote this text and that it enunciates a general rule?The I in enunciating a signifying chain signifies the self by taking up a position in the signifying chains enunciated.But it did not at all rule out the possibility of these laws being enunciated by an enlightened monarch.I enunciated carefully, hoping that Barney Lewis's admonition about clear speaking would now have some magical effect.Here, Paul utilizes the principle he enunciated in Chapter 3.But he enunciated principles toward which the world is still working.Smith knew nothing of the idea of organic evolution that Charles Darwin was to enunciate some decades later.The report of the committee enunciated that whereas tribunals were not courts of law, neither were they appendages of government departments.He went on to enunciate the principles for review of the supplementary benefits system.Be sure to enunciate when you speak into the microphone.
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Verb table
enunciate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyenunciate
he, she, itenunciates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyenunciated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave enunciated
he, she, ithas enunciated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad enunciated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill enunciate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have enunciated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam enunciating
he, she, itis enunciating
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you, we, theyare enunciating
Past
I, he, she, itwas enunciating
you, we, theywere enunciating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been enunciating
he, she, ithas been enunciating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been enunciating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be enunciating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been enunciating
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