open juncture

noun
variants: or open internal juncture

Definition of open juncture

: a juncture between two consecutive sounds in speech having less mutual assimilation than a close juncture and less hiatus than a terminal juncture

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“Open juncture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open%20juncture. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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