pre-articulate

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articulate ar·tic·u·late (är-tĭk'yə-lĭt)
adj.

  1. Capable of speaking distinctly and connectedly.

  2. Consisting of sections united by joints; jointed.

v. ar·tic·u·lat·ed, ar·tic·u·lat·ing, ar·tic·u·lates (-lāt')
  1. To speak distinctly and connectedly.

  2. To join or connect together loosely to allow motion between the parts.

  3. To unite by forming a joint or joints.

  4. To form a joint; be jointed.

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