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homophone

noun [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.
Translations of “homophone”
in Chinese (Traditional) 同音詞(讀音相同,意義或寫法不同)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 同音词(读音相同,意义或写法不同)…
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