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[mis-pruh-nouns] /ˌmɪs prəˈnaʊns/

verb (used with or without object), mispronounced, mispronouncing.
to incorrectly.
to pronounce (a word) wrongly

1520s; see mis- (1) + pronunciation.

1590s, from mis- (1) + pronounce. Related: Mispronounced; mispronouncing.


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