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enunciate (something) to (one)

To speak very clearly to one; to say something very precisely to one. Can you please stop mumbling and enunciate what you're saying to me? I can't understand you otherwise.
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enunciate something to someone

to say something to someone very clearly and distinctly. Now, enunciate it to everyone, because they probably did not understand you the first time. I will enunciate it to you one more time, slowly.
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Dealing with the plastic materiality of enunciations, the author establishes dialogues between those authors when analyzing esthetic aspects of bodily deformities in art.
The historical context in which his theories of the subject and enunciation were developed consisted in the heyday of structuralism, which makes him be recognized by Francois Dosse (1993) as the French exception.
In defining cinematographic enunciation, Francesco Casetti applies Benveniste's view of enunciation from "The Formal Apparatus of Enunciation" to the cinematographic language, holding it as "appropriation of the expressive possibilities of the cinema which give body and consistency to a film" (Casetti, 1998, 18).
Enunciation is always a problem for large singing groups, but this chorus gave the audience every word on a platter.
Now even the Queen, while she isn't quite dropping the ends of her lines - though her grandsons do - there is a tiny bit of estuary creeping in" - Actress Dame Helen Mirren on the enunciation of the Queen.
I am still fascinated by English men" Nancy Dell'Olio, pictured, who who says she is seeking an even more famous name than her two previous boyfriends, Sven-Goran Eriksson and Sir Trevor Nunn "Now even the Queen, while she isn't quite dropping the ends of her lines - though her grandsons do - there is a tiny bit of estuary creeping in" Actress Dame Helen Mirren on the enunciation of the Queen whom she is to play on the West End stage "I am as vain as vain can be and would totally sell my soul to the devil to be a babe for ever" Sex therapist Pamela Stephenson, wife of comedian Billy Connolly "Open this gate.
Firstly, because in spite of everything--for example, despite their aim to find support within a theory of the subject, the voice and otherness, in short, of enunciation and performativity--these other perspectives often share formalist and structuralist narratological premises, questioning the importance of the real and its representation and thereby resisting separation from the diegetic plane.
67) plus a number of miscellaneous songs, including the popular "Standchen" and "Muttertandcrlei" Keith's high, bright voice and perfect enunciation are ideal for Strauss.
By effectively ignoring most of Obama's speech on the Middle East, the media has missed its most significant element: the enunciation of a new US foreign policy doctrine for the area a the Obama doctrine.
Her drawling enunciation casts drowsiness over even up-tempo tracks Sister and Poverty, but overall the tracks address blue-collar, rural problems: parole, bereavement, financial struggle and jaded romance, with final track Motherless Children delivering the expected pathos.
He has buckets of the old school crooners' super-confident charm, but while expertly performed - without any of that over-egged "opera star does pop" enunciation - they're still songs you could hear decently done in the Dog and Goose on a Friday night.
It began with a wonderfully realized chamber orchestra string prelude, followed by the chorus' stout enunciation of the savior's birth and subsequent worship of the lord.
A delegation of parliamentary committee on higher enunciation, youth and sports in the Parliament headed on Friday for Egypt to follow up the conditions of Yemeni students studying in Egypt.
I was still planning on telling you what I imagined my book would consist of when it suddenly appeared to me that it had entered into its enunciation space.
Hes big on enunciation and cadence, sporting a clear, unhurried delivery that gives care to each syllable and an authority to sometimes pedestrian rhymes,.