speech sound

noun

1
: any one of the smallest recurrent recognizably same constituents of spoken language produced by movement or movement and configuration of a varying number of the organs of speech in an act of ear-directed communication
2
: phone
3

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“Speech sound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/speech%20sound. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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