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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A specialist in the speech sounds and how they are produced, transmitted, received, and transcribed.

Usage examples (20)
  • He was a trained phonetician so he took very good notes.
  • Our resident phonetician often gets called on by the police for forensic consulting work.
  • Being a pretty good amateur phonetician, I base the phonetics of my language on that of a real language.
  • But I don't think a famous phonetician like Ladefoged, who did personally visit the Pirah√£, would be deceived very easily, nor would Gordon. for more
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