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English

Pronunciation

  • (CA, US) IPA: /ˈæf.ɹɪ.kɪt/
  • (UK) IPA: /ˈæf.ɹɪ.kət/, /ˈæf.ɹɪ.kət/, /ˈæf.ɹɪ.keɪt/

Noun

Singular
affricate

Plural
affricates

affricate (plural affricates)

  1. (phonetics) A sound produced using a combination of a plosive and a fricative. English sounds /t͡ʃ/ (catch) and /d͡ʒ/ (jury) are the best examples.

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Derived terms


Italian

Noun

affricate f.

  1. Plural form of affricata.

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