glottal stop Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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glottal stopnoun [C]

uk   /ˌɡlɒt.əlˈstɒp/  us   /ˌɡlɑː.t̬əlˈstɑːp/ specialized
a ​speechsoundproduced by ​closing the ​vocalcords and then ​opening them ​quickly so that the ​air from the ​lungs is ​released with ​force
(Definition of glottal stop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “glottal stop”
in Chinese (Simplified) 喉塞音,声门闭塞音…
in Chinese (Traditional) 喉塞音,聲門閉鎖音…
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