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mispronounce

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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mispronouncemis‧pro‧nounce /ˌmɪsprəˈnaʊns/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 SLto pronounce a word or name wronglymispronunciation /ˌmɪsprənʌnsiˈeɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]
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mispronounceWhat's more, were I sure I was mispronouncing, I might not have worried that much.Their high voices squealing with delight when Carla mispronounced some word they coaxed her to repeat.Um, if I mispronounce your name, I am terribly sorry.
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Verb table
mispronounce
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymispronounce
he, she, itmispronounces
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymispronounced
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave mispronounced
he, she, ithas mispronounced
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad mispronounced
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill mispronounce
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have mispronounced
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam mispronouncing
he, she, itis mispronouncing
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you, we, theyare mispronouncing
Past
I, he, she, itwas mispronouncing
you, we, theywere mispronouncing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been mispronouncing
he, she, ithas been mispronouncing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been mispronouncing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be mispronouncing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been mispronouncing
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