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English definition of “homophone”


noun [C]     /ˈhɒm.ə.fəʊn/ US  /ˈhɑː.mə.foʊn/ specialized
a word that is pronounced the same as another word but has a different meaning or spelling , or both: The words ' sow ' and ' sew ' are homophones.Terminology and vocabulary
(Definition of homophone noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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