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English

Noun

Singular
plosive

Plural
plosives

plosive (plural plosives)

  1. (phonetics) Sound produced from opening a previously closed oral passage; for example, when pronouncing the letter P in Pug.

Synonyms

Translations

Adjective

plosive (comparative more plosive, superlative most plosive)

Positive
plosive

Comparative
more plosive

Superlative
most plosive

  1. (phonetics) Produced in this way.

Derived terms


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