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phonics

noun plural but singular in construction pho·nics \ˈfä-niks, 1 is also ˈfō-\

: a method of teaching people to read and pronounce words by learning the sounds of letters, letter groups, and syllables

Full Definition of PHONICS

1
:  the science of sound :  acoustics
2
:  a method of teaching beginners to read and pronounce words by learning the phonetic value of letters, letter groups, and especially syllables

First Known Use of PHONICS

circa 1684

Rhymes with PHONICS

PHONICS Defined for Kids

phonics

noun pho·nics \ˈfä-niks\

Definition of PHONICS for Kids

:  a method of teaching beginners to read and pronounce words by learning the usual sound of letters, letter groups, and syllables
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phonics

noun plural but singular in construction pho·nics \ˈfän-iks, 1 is also ˈfō-niks\

Medical Definition of PHONICS

1
:  the science of sound :  acoustics
2
:  a method of teaching beginners to read and pronounce words by learning the phonetic value of letters, letter groups, and especially syllables

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