stress-group

noun

Definition of stress-group

: a unit of speech sound constituted by a single primary stress and usually marked by relatively open juncture or pause before and after : a single syllable with primary stress or a series of syllables united by the fact that among them there is only one with primary stress

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“Stress-group.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stress-group. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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