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trill

Etymology: It, trillare, to make a ringing sound
a vibratory, quavering, warbling sound, as produced by human voice, birds, insects, or musical instruments.

trill

(trĭl) [It. trillare, probably imitative]
A tremulous sound, esp. in vocal music.
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Many, perhaps most, historical phonologists would probably favour a trilled articulation as the expected value of Proto-Indo-European and Proto-Germanic [sup.
In concentrated sectors, where a few large firms dominate the industry , women dominate the Industry, women's pay has trilled that of men to a greater extent than in more competitive sectors of the economy, but as concentrated sectors were increasingly exposed to international trade (which acted as competition), the gender wage gap narrowed.
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