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

     

    utterance

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈʌtərəns//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌtərəns//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the act of expressing something in words to give utterance to your thoughts
  2. 2[countable] something that you say one of her few recorded public utterances
  3. Extra examples In his public utterances he has suggested support for the bill, but in private he speaks against it. The audience was won over by the utterance of a few platitudes about freedom and the family. This was one of her few recorded public utterances. You may feel moved to give utterance to your thoughts.
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