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Wiktionary

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English

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA: /əˈprɑksɪmənt/

Noun

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Singular
approximant

Plural
approximants

approximant (plural approximants)

  1. (phonetics) a consonant sound made by slightly narrowing the vocal tract, while still allowing a smooth flow of air. Liquids and glides are approximants.

Related terms


French

Verb

approximant

  1. Present participle of approximer.

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