Definition of articulation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    articulation

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    noun
    BrE BrE//ɑːˌtɪkjuˈleɪʃn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɑːrˌtɪkjuˈleɪʃn//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] (formal) the expression of an idea or a feeling in words the articulation of his theory
  2. 2[uncountable] (formal) the act of making sounds in speech or music The singer worked hard on the clear articulation of every note. The tongue and teeth are both organs of articulation. As he drank more wine, his articulation suffered.
  3. 3[uncountable, countable, usually singular] (specialist) a joint or connection that allows movement
  4. Word Origin late Middle English (in the senses ‘joint’, ‘joining’): from Latin articulatio(n-), from the verb articulare ‘divide into joints’, from articulus ‘small connecting part’, diminutive of artus ‘joint’.Extra examples The tongue and teeth are both organs of articulation.
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