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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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British Dictionary definitions for affricative

affricative

/əˈfrɪkətɪv; ˈæfrəˌkeɪ-/
noun
1.
another word for affricate
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or denoting an affricate
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Word Origin and History for affricative
n.

1879, perhaps via German, from Latin affricat-, past participle stem of affricare "rub against," from ad- (see ad-) + fricare "to rub" (see friction).

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