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utterance

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈʌtərəns/, SAMPA: /"Vt@r@ns/

Noun

Singular
utterance

Plural
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  1. an act of uttering
  2. something spoken
    • 2005, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. 237a.
      To know how one should express oneself in saying or judging that there really are falsehoods without getting caught up in contradiction by such an utterance: that's extremely difficult, Theaetetus.
  3. The ability to speak.
  4. manner of speaking

Quotations

  • Mathematics and Poetry are... the utterance of the same power of imagination, only that in the one case it is addressed to the head, in the other, to the heart. — Thomas Hill

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