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English definition of “aspirate”

aspirate

noun [C]     /ˈæs.pɪ.rət/ US  /-pɚ.ət/ specialized
the sound represented in English by the letter 'h', in words such as 'house'Phonology and phonetics
(Definition of aspirate noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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