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English definition of “aspirate”

aspirate

verb     /ˈæs.pɪ.reɪt/
[T] to breathe out air when pronouncing a plosive consonant sound Phonology and phonetics [I or T] US specialized biology to breathe in, or to breathe a substance into your lungs by accident Breathing and stopping breathing
(Definition of aspirate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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