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phonetic

pho·net·ic

phonetic

pronunciation:
f ne tihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: relating to the method of representing speech sounds by symbols.
The phonetic system of reading has the reader sound out each letter.
definition 2: characteristic of the speech sounds of human language.
Phonetic symbols, such as ^ above o, help readers make the letter's sound.
derivation: phonetically (adv.)