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aspirate
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 5
Part of Speech: noun
1. A sound consisting of, or characterized by, a breath like the sound of h; the breathing h or a character representing such a sound; an aspirated sound.
2. An elementary sound produced by the breath alone; a surd, or nonvocal consonant; as, f, th in thin, etc.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To pronounce with a breathing, an aspirate, or an h sound; as, we aspirate the words horse and house; to aspirate a vowel or a liquid consonant.
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