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diacritic

 [di″ah-krit´-ik]
diagnostic; distinguishing.

di·a·crit·ic

, diacritical (dī'ă-krit'ik, -krit'i-kăl),
Distinguishing; diagnostic; allowing of distinction.
[G. diakritikos, able to distinguish]

diacritic

(dī′ə-krĭt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Diacritical.
2. Medicine Diagnostic or distinctive.
n.
A mark, such as the cedilla of façade or the acute accents of résumé, added to a letter to indicate a special phonetic value or distinguish words that are otherwise graphically identical.

di·a·crit·ic

, diacritical (dī-ă-krit'ik, -i-kăl)
Distinguishing; diagnostic; allowing of distinction.
[G. diakritikos, able to distinguish]

diacritic

diagnostic; distinguishing.
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