orthoepy

Definitions of orthoepy
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n the way a word or a language is customarily spoken

Synonyms:
pronunciation
Types:
Received Pronunciation
the approved pronunciation of British English; originally based on the King's English as spoken at public schools and at Oxford and Cambridge Universities (and widely accepted elsewhere in Britain); until recently it was the pronunciation of English used in British broadcasting
Type of:
language, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication
(language) communication by word of mouth

n a term formerly used for the part of phonology that dealt with the `correct' pronunciation of words and its relation to `correct' orthography

Type of:
phonemics, phonology
the study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes

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