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pho·net·ics

phonetics

 
pronunciation:
f ne tihks
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part of speech: plural noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the study of the production, perception, transcription, and classification of speech sounds.
Word Parts
The word phonetics contains the following parts:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology