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phoneticsnoun [U]

uk   /fəˈnet.ɪks/  us   /foʊˈnet̬-/ specialized
the ​study of the ​sounds made by the ​humanvoice in ​speech

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(Definition of phonetics from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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phoneticsnoun [U]

 us   /fəˈnet̬·ɪks/
English, grammar the ​study of the ​sounds made by the ​humanvoice in ​speech
(Definition of phonetics from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “phonetics”
in Chinese (Simplified) 语音学…
in Turkish ses bilgisi, fonetik…
in Russian фонетика…
in Chinese (Traditional) 語音學…
in Polish fonetyka…
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