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open juncture

noun, Phonetics
a transition between successive sounds marked by a break in articulatory continuity, as by a pause or the modification of a preceding or following sound, and often indicating a division between words; presence of juncture (opposed to close juncture).
Also called plus juncture.
Origin of open juncture
1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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