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phonetics

 [fo-net´iks]
the science of vocal sounds.

pho·net·ics

(fō-net'iks),
The science of speech and of pronunciation.
Synonym(s): phonology

phonetics

[fōnet′iks]
Etymology: Gk, phone, voice
1 the science of speech sounds used in language.
2 a written code used by speech-language pathologists and linguists to represent speech sounds.

pho·net·ics

(fŏ-net'iks)
The science of speech and of pronunciation.

phonetics

The branch of linguistics concerned with the study of the speech sounds (phonemes) of a language and their classification and representation.

pho·net·ics

(fŏ-net'iks)
Science of speech and pronunciation. Phonetic tests are used to determine vertical dimensions of occlusion (e.g., in sounding 'ch,''j,' and 's,' anterior teeth are brought closer together).

phonetics (fōnet´iks),

n the study of the production and perception of speech sounds, including individual and group variations and their use in speech.
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Translations are accompanied by phonetics and audio recordings spoken by a native speaker, effectively circumventing the traditional pronunciation problems associated with traditional phrase-books.
An overview of phonetics and phonology is followed by detailed coverage of grammatical categories, phrase structure, clause structure.
of Louisiana at Lafayette) lead readers from the basics of spoken communication, through the mechanics of speech and the analysis of English pronunciation (with a concentration on American and British standards, but including other varieties of English), to the application of phonetics to the description and analysis of disordered speech.