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ejective

[ih-jek-tiv] /ɪˈdʒɛk tɪv/
adjective
1.
serving to eject.
2.
Phonetics. (of a voiceless stop, affricate, or fricative) produced with air compressed above the closed glottis.
noun
3.
Phonetics. an ejective stop, affricate, or fricative.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; eject + -ive
Related forms
ejectively, adverb
nonejective, adjective
unejective, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un ejective

ejective

/ɪˈdʒɛktɪv/
adjective
1.
relating to or causing ejection
2.
(phonetics) (of a plosive or fricative consonant, as in some African languages) pronounced with a glottal stop
noun
3.
(phonetics) an ejective consonant
Derived Forms
ejectively, adverb
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