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  faux
  faux-ami
  feed-back
  femelle
  féminin
  fermé1
  fermé2
fermeture
  fermeture vélique
  fiche
  fichier
  fiction
  fidélité
  figé
  figement

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closure2

Fr    fermeture, occlusion

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Synonym(s): occlusion

Antonym(s): constriction, stricture

Related term(s): aperture, occlusive2, opening1, plosive2, stop1

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 77; ELL: 5102 (#1); Hamp 1963: 20; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 39; MacKay 1989: 169, 199; Martinet 1964[trans.]: 48; Matthews 1997: 57; Nash 1968: 32; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 41; Saussure 1959[trans.]: 45 (sealing); Trask 1996: 76

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English word list

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  closed-class word
  close-mid vowel
  closing1
  closing phase
  closing section
  closing2
  closure1
closure2
  cluster1
  cluster2
  cluster reduction
  coalesce
  coalescence
  coarticulation
  cochlea

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