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phonetician

[foh-ni-tish-uh n] /ˌfoʊ nɪˈtɪʃ ən/
noun
1.
a specialist in phonetics or in some aspect of phonetics.
2.
a dialectologist.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; phonetic + -ian
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  • Indeed, an experienced phonetician should have no difficulty in inventing sounds that are unknown to objective investigation.
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phonetician

/ˌfəʊnɪˈtɪʃən/
noun
1.
a person skilled in phonetics or one who employs phonetics in his work
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