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affricative

[uh-frik-uh-tiv, af-ruh-key-] /əˈfrɪk ə tɪv, ˈæf rəˌkeɪ-/
noun
1.
affricate (def 1).
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to an affricate.
3.
articulated as an affricate.
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affricative

/əˈfrɪkətɪv; ˈæfrəˌkeɪ-/
noun
1.
another word for affricate
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or denoting an affricate
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