diction diction  /ˈdɪk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience
  2. (n) the manner in which something is expressed in words

Usage(s):

  1. You can automatically look up words in the integrated dictionary as you surf.
  2. In the fusty world of lexicography, new dictionaries are usually introduced with the quiet circumspection generally found in library reading rooms.
  3. The dictionary writers point out that a word's origins and its popular perception can be divergent.

News

  • Siri gets smarter in iOS 7, ditches Google for search

    As part of Apple’s iOS 7 preview, Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue showed off some great new Siri features coming to iOS. As part of the iOS 7 overhaul , Siri has a brand-new interface, voice monitoring, and a results panel that appears on the bottom of the screen. Siri's slightly robotic diction is no more, replaced by smoother female (or male) voices. French and ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Macworld

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