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Phonetics

Pho-net′ics

(fō̍-nĕt′ĭks)
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Noun.
1.
The doctrine or science of sounds; especially those of the human voice; phonology.
2.
The art of representing vocal sounds by signs and written characters.

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phonetics

phonetics

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Noun

phonetics (uncountable)

  1. (linguistics) The study of the physical sounds of human speech, concerned with the physical properties of speech sounds (phones), and the processes of their physiological production, auditory reception, and neurophysiological perception, and their representation by written symbols.

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