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Of, relating to, or forming an affricate.
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(Phonetics & Phonology) another word for affricate
(Phonetics & Phonology) of, relating to, or denoting an affricate
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|Noun||1.||affricative - a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy')|
obstruent - a consonant that is produced with a partial or complete blockage of the airflow from the lungs through the nose or mouth
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