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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: enunciate, to
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In this free indirect speech, which the narrator uses at every step on the narrative on Raoul Spifame, lives any instability of these enunciative marks, any ex-centricity and all the meanings of the relationship between reason and madness, reality and fiction.
Foucault interestingly speaks in passing of a "field or presence" within the enunciative field, noting the importance of its absences as well, and implicitly (I would add), the spaces that sit somewhere between those two categories (Foucault, 57-58).
E in questo ritorno alie condizioni enunciative che si puo spiegare anche la poetica leviana del tradurre; ed e anche per questo che le traduzioni poetiche di Levi, come ha scritto Fortini, sembrano tutte "versioni da testi che non esistono" (1993: 166).
They were more like 'enunciative communities' in Ranciere's sense of the term--'quasi-bodies' rather than new social or political institutions.
He attempts to extend 'production' to all fans--culminating in Fiske's notion of 'semiotic' and 'enunciative' productivity (Fiske 1992: 37-9).
The Discourse of Meaning: Enunciative Practices of the State and Political Immanence in Gilles Deleuze
This theoretical difficulty is at the root of Virno's own textual incoherence: while in the last part of Quando il verbo si fa carne, Virno goes back to the multitude as the political collective of today, he gives no example of actual enunciative instances proceeding from it.
Chuquet and Paillard, in a more theoretical, enunciative framework, do not speak of animism but formulate the same idea in terms of the choice of grammatical subject, which they note [C.sub.0], for "rank zero complement" (complement de rang zero), i.e.
Using Benveniste's distinction between narrative (historical) and discourse, but also the one between enonciatif "enunciative" (the level of discourse) and enoncif "enuncive" (the level of narrative) established by Algirdas Greimas and Joseph Courtes in Semiotique: dictionnaire raisonne de la theorie du langage, Casetti brings up the opposition between, on the one hand, the "enunciative enonce" and "enuncive enonce," and on the other hand, between "the enunciated enunciation" and "receding enunciation" (Casetti, 1998: 21-22).
"Because identities are constructed within, not outside, discourse, we need to understand them as produced in specific historical and institutional sites within specific discursive formation and practices, by specific enunciative strategies[and] within the play of specific modalities of power" (Hall, 1996, p.
The final, and perhaps the oddest, aspect of the treaty that I will highlight is its linguistic and enunciative dissonance.
In the subversive enunciative praxis of Peru, there occurs a re-baptism, and thus, redenomination of the individual.
Whether original, later, or delayed, the authorial annotation of a text of fiction or poetry, by dint of its discursive nature, unavoidably marks a break in the enunciative regime--a break that justifies our assigning it to the paratext.