close juncture

noun \"-\
variants: or

close internal juncture

Definition of close juncture

  1. :  a juncture between two consecutive sounds in speech of the kind found in a simplex word (as between \t\ and \r\ in the pronunciation of trait or nitrate or between \ī\ and \n\ in the pronunciation of mine or minus — compare open juncture, terminal juncture

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