[es-paw] /ˈɛs pɔ/
a city in S Finland, W of Helsinki.
a city in S Finland. Pop: 224 231 (2003 est)
[es-puh-zee-toh] /ˌɛs pəˈzi toʊ/ noun 1. Phil(ip Anthony) born 1942, Canadian ice-hockey player, in the U.S. since 1962.
[ih-spou-zuh l, -suh l] /ɪˈspaʊ zəl, -səl/ noun 1. adoption or advocacy, as of a cause or principle. 2. Sometimes, espousals. /ɪˈspaʊzəl/ noun 1. adoption or support: an espousal of new beliefs 2. (sometimes pl) (archaic) a marriage or betrothal ceremony n. late 14c., from Old French esposailles (plural) “act of betrothal” (12c., Modern French […]
[ih-spouz, ih-spous] /ɪˈspaʊz, ɪˈspaʊs/ verb (used with object), espoused, espousing. 1. to make one’s own; adopt or embrace, as a cause. 2. to marry. 3. to give (a woman) in marriage. /ɪˈspaʊz/ verb (transitive) 1. to adopt or give support to (a cause, ideal, etc): to espouse socialism 2. (archaic) (esp of a man) to […]
[es-pre-see-voh; Italian es-pres-see-vaw] /ˌɛs prɛˈsi voʊ; Italian ˌɛs prɛsˈsi vɔ/ Music. adjective 1. . adverb 2. . /ˌɛsprɛˈsiːvəʊ/ adjective, adverb 1. (music) (to be performed) in an expressive manner