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2 definitions found
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
orthoepy \or"tho*e*py\ ([^o]r"th[-o]*[-e]*p[y^]; 277), n. [Gr.
'orqoe`peia; 'orqo`s right + 'e`pos a word: cf. F.
ortho['e]pie. See Ortho-, and Epic.]
The art of uttering words correctly; a correct pronunciation
of words; also, mode of pronunciation.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the way a word or a language is customarily spoken; "the
pronunciation of Chinese is difficult for foreigners";
"that is the correct pronunciation" [syn: pronunciation,
2: a term formerly used for the part of phonology that dealt
with the `correct' pronunciation of words and its relation to
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