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prevocalic

[pree-voh-kal-ik] /ˌpri voʊˈkæl ɪk/
adjective, Phonetics
1.
immediately preceding a vowel.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; pre- + vocalic
Related forms
prevocalically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for prevocalic

prevocalic

/ˌpriːvəʊˈkælɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a consonant) coming immediately before a vowel
Derived Forms
prevocalically, adverb
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