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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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In the Social Sciences area, there are traits which allow subjectivity to be addressed, such as the authors' and theorists' choices in order to ground discussion, while the style of the text seems to point out to the researcher's distance from the object studied or from the enunciator and enunciate.
At the schema's far edges are the enunciation's constitutive elements--respectively the enunciator and enunciatee, which are abstract instances, representable only through the emergence of a hyperphrastic formulation along the lines of "I tell you and I show you that .
It is a parodic stylisation that refers to the social, political context, the position of the enunciator, and provides for the evocation of the beginning of "El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de La Mancha" ("The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha").
The frequent repetition of terms such as "help" and "collaboration" confirms the fact that the enunciator interprets the organizational action in terms of reciprocal support.
The enunciator can omit possible meanings, which are undesired and incoherent with the sustained point of view.
Truck cabs feature at least two panic buttons as well as an intercom microphone and enunciator for controllers to speak to drivers.
The LDRF is connected to the university's enunciator system, so staff are alerted to situations that would require moving to a place of safety.
lt;< In other words, the particularity of the enunciator must be abolished for the "referential illusion" to take hold, for it to become possible to believe that it is referent alone that determines the truth value of a statement >> (Copjec 1995: 142).
He also asserts that "in the text there is an enunciator subject (I, you, we), a place of enunciation (here), and a time of enunciation (now) in relation to the recipient of the text" and, even more unhelpfully, that "the self-portrait is the sum of a grammatical category (ego), a syntactical structure (reflexivity), and a modalization (will).
Here was a truly out-of-body voice, so stirringly free of what it abhorred as "particularity" or "singularity" that it seemed to come from no enunciator at all.
Because the ultimate consequences of what the Girondins, Jacobins and Napoleon wrought remained obscure and open to debate, the efforts of the chameleon-like Chateaubriand to self-dramatize himself as the "great Enunciator of history" (Jean-Claude Berchet) in his Memoires d'outre-tombe or of Tocqueville to represent himself as an involved but detached "spectator of history" (Anne Vibert) in his Souvenirs are fascinating rather than convincing.
The diary-essay, with its omnipresent enunciator, allows this sort of pithy rejoinder where the personal makes itself felt, even in cryptic form: "Tres tot, art du cloisonnement.
It can be used in industrial and process control enunciator panels, or anywhere a bright and highly visible indicator is needed.
The function of the diegetic look (the point-of-view shots) is to conceal the fact that the enunciator of a shot is also an outside authority (the director of the film, for example), in order to maintain the coherence of the fiction, with which we are supposed to identify.
Jessie had been stone deaf from the age of about ten, and though she was a dab hand at lip-reading, Dad was no great enunciator, and neither was I.