Definition of pronounced in US English:

pronounced

adjective

  • Very noticeable or marked; conspicuous.

    ‘he had a pronounced squint’
    • ‘If it's damp with early-morning dew, its effect is even more pronounced.’
    • ‘The evidence isn't yet conclusive, but a pronounced slowdown does indeed seem to be under way.’
    • ‘However, the end of the Cold War gave a strong boost to a more pronounced liberal posture.’
    • ‘Plastic interaction between the metal surfaces is especially pronounced when surface jetting occurs.’
    • ‘Stronger water losses lead to even more pronounced performance reductions.’
    • ‘The differences between plants and animals may be especially pronounced with regard to introns.’
    • ‘Flavour ranges from very mild to strong, whether harshly biting or simply with a pronounced flavour.’
    • ‘Driving into the city, I always notice the pronounced Christian billboard citing a biblical passage.’
    • ‘He renders poems with pronounced literary value and a distinct aesthetic.’
    • ‘Apparently, normalizing for the number of pawns makes the effect more pronounced.’
    • ‘Yet even given that, his last essay is notable for a pronounced harshness of tone and approach.’
    • ‘Nowhere is this more pronounced than in the discussion on global warming.’
    • ‘Increases in loneliness and decreases in social support were particularly pronounced for the youth.’
    • ‘The party's openness to second preferences, more pronounced than ever before, was the real stroke of genius.’
    • ‘The group difference was most pronounced in tasks requiring continuation and synthesis of phonological units.’
    • ‘The most pronounced spectral difference is exhibited by the fluorescence peak intensity shown in Fig.5.’
    • ‘The skin can become thicker and leathery, with more pronounced lines and in severe cases it can even crack.’
    • ‘The new field of imagery may not provoke the passions of an image war, but we are often troubled by a pronounced need to know.’
    • ‘That direct sunlight enters the room is clear from the bright rear wall and pronounced diagonal shadow falling from the windowsill.’
    • ‘Passengers may notice this as there is a pronounced well in the cabin floor ahead of it.’
    noticeable, marked, strong, conspicuous, striking, distinct, decided, definite, prominent, notable, unmistakable, inescapable, obvious, evident, plain, clear, recognizable, identifiable
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Pronunciation

pronounced

/prəˈnaʊnst//prəˈnounst/