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stress-timed

[stres-tahymd] /ˈstrɛsˌtaɪmd/
adjective, Phonetics, (of a language)
1.
having a rhythm in which stressed syllables tend to occur at regular intervals of time, regardless of the number of intervening unstressed syllables.
Compare syllable-timed.
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