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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·nounce v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pronounced p. pr. & vb. n. Pronounging ]
 1. To utter articulately; to speak out or distinctly; to utter, as words or syllables; to speak with the proper sound and accent as, adults rarely learn to pronounce a foreign language correctly.
 2. To utter officially or solemnly; to deliver, as a decree or sentence; as, to pronounce sentence of death.
 Sternly he pronounced
 The rigid interdiction.   --Milton.
 3. To speak or utter rhetorically; to deliver; to recite; as, to pronounce an oration.
    Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you.   --Shak.
 4. To declare or affirm; as, he pronounced the book to be a libel; he pronounced the act to be a fraud.
 The God who hallowed thee and blessed,
 Pronouncing thee all good.   --Keble.
 Syn: -- To deliver; utter; speak. See Deliver.