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IPA

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noun \ ˌī-(ˌ)pē-ˈā \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of IPA

plural IPAs
:a pale ale made with extra hops
  • American beers, especially IPAs, are still quite hoppy…
  • —Lauren Buzzeo
called also India pale ale

Origin and Etymology of ipa

India Pale Ale


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IPA

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noun \ ˌī-(ˌ)pē-ˈā \

Definition of IPA

:an alphabet designed to represent each human speech sound with a unique symbol

Origin and Etymology of ipa

International Phonetic Alphabet


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IPA

abbreviation

Definition of IPA

individual practice association

IPA Defined for English Language Learners

IPA

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noun

Definition of IPA for English Language Learners

  • : a system of symbols that represent all of the sounds made in speech


Medical Dictionary

IPA

abbreviation

medical Definition of IPA

independent practice association; individual practice association
Note: An independent practice association is made up of a group of physicians in private practice who join in an association that contracts with a managed healthcare plan (as an HMO) to provide medical services to patients enrolled in the plan.


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