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English definition of “IPA”


noun [S] uk   /ˌaɪ.piːˈeɪ/ us  
abbreviation for the International Phonetic Alphabet: a system of symbols for showing how words are pronouncedPhonology and phoneticsLettering and alphabetsLetters of alphabets
(Definition of IPA from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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