[uh-kloo-siv] /əˈklu sɪv/

or tending to .
Phonetics. characterized by or having .
noun, Phonetics.
a stop that is unreleased, as the p -sound in stop, or deviously released, as the k- sound in acme, acne, or action, the t- sound of catnip, the g- sound of pygmy or ugly.
(not in technical use) any stop sound.
of or relating to the act of occlusion
(phonetics) an occlusive speech sound

1867, from Latin occlus-, past participle stem of occludere (see occlude) + -ive.

occlusive oc·clu·sive (ə-klōō’sĭv, -zĭv)


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