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  • Definition: In phonology, a process by which a sound present in the phonemic form (=underlying form) is removed from the phonetic form in certain environments. In speech production, a production error involving the inadvertent omission of units.

    Source: Language Files, eleventh edition, edited by Vedrana Mihalicek and Christin Wilson

  • Listed under: Phonological Rule, Historical Linguistics, Speech Production

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