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Meaning of CONTINUANT CONSONANT

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  consonant articulated by constricting (but not closing) the vocal tract
 
 Synonyms: continuant
 
 Antonyms: occlusive, plosive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, stop, stop consonant
 
 See Also: consonant, fricative, fricative consonant, liquid, nasal, nasal consonant, spirant

 

 

 

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