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vowel

vow·el

vowel

 
pronunciation:
vaUl [or] vaU l
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sound in a language produced without constricting or diverting the flow of air through the mouth.
The letter "a" represents two different vowels in the word "alligator."
definition 2: in the English alphabet, any of the letters "a," "e," "i," "o," "u," and sometimes "y".
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or concerning a vowel or vowels.
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