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ingressive

[in-gres-iv] /ɪnˈgrɛs ɪv/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or involving ingress.
2.
Phonetics. (of a speech sound) produced with air being taken into the mouth, as some clicks (opposed to egressive).
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ingressively, adverb
ingressiveness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ingressiveness

ingressive

/ɪnˈɡrɛsɪv/
adjective
1.
of or concerning ingress
2.
(of a speech sound) pronounced with an inhalation rather than exhalation of breath
noun
3.
an ingressive speech sound, such as a Zulu click
Derived Forms
ingressiveness, noun
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