2018년 5월 24일 목요일

Dic:// pronounce, proclaim


─. If you pronounce something to be true, you state that it is the case. (= declare)

─. pronounce: 3) to proclaim officially and solemnly : I now pronounce you man and wife.

─. pronounce: 2) to officially state that something is ture.

[pronounce sb/sth sth:]
  • The victim was pronounced dead on arrival.
  • I now pronounce you man and wife.
─. ________: 3) to give a judgment or opinion.
  • The scheme was pronounced a failure.
  • [pronounce on/upon:] He used to pronounce on matters he know nothing about.
─. pronounce: 2) to state something officially or with certainty.
  • He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
  • The jury pronounced him guilty.
  • She surveyed the building and pronounced herself pleased with their work.
  • The government pronounced that they are no longer a nuclear state.
  • “Have I met him?” “You have indeed─I recall you pronounced the man [= said that he was] a fool.”
  • The dessert was tried and pronounded delicious.

cf ─. If people proclaim something, they formally make it known to the public. (= declare)

...... Cobuild, Collins, LDOCE, CALD

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