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syllable

syl·la·ble

syllable

 
pronunciation:
sI l bl
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Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a segment of speech formed with a single uninterrupted pulse of air pressure, usu. consisting of a single vowel or diphthong with or without surrounding consonants.
definition 2: a written character or group of characters that represent one syllable.
definition 3: the smallest amount of speech or writing.
The depressed author didn't write a syllable for months.
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