Affricate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæfrɪkət|  American pronunciation of the word affricate
Brit.  |ˈafrɪkət|  British pronunciation of the word affricate

noun

- a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy') (syn: affricative)

Word forms

noun
singular: affricate
plural: affricates
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