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suprasegmental

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suprasegmental

adjective su·pra·seg·men·tal \ˌsü-prə-seg-ˈmen-təl, -ˌprä-\

Definition of SUPRASEGMENTAL

:  of or relating to significant features (as stress, pitch, or juncture) that occur simultaneously with vowels and consonants in an utterance

First Known Use of SUPRASEGMENTAL

1941

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