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homophonenoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɑm·əˌfoʊn, ˈhoʊ·mə-/
grammar a word which is pronounced the same as another word, but which has a different meaning or spelling: The words "so" and "sew" are homophones.
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homophonenoun [C]

uk   /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.
(Definition of homophone from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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