[uh-kloo-siv] /əˈklu sɪv/
or tending to .
Phonetics. characterized by or having .
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)
[ok-yuh-puh nt] /ˈɒk yə pənt/ noun 1. a person, family, group, or organization that lives in, occupies, or has quarters or space in or on something: the occupant of a taxicab; the occupants of the building. 2. a tenant of a house, estate, office, etc.; resident. 3. Law. /ˈɒkjʊpənt/ noun 1. a person, thing, etc, […]
[ok-yuh-pey-shuh-nl] /ˌɒk yəˈpeɪ ʃə nl/ adjective 1. of or relating to an , trade, or calling: occupational guidance. 2. of or relating to : occupational troops. /ˌɒkjʊˈpeɪʃənəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or caused by an occupation: an occupational pension scheme, an occupational disease adj. 1850, from occupation + -al (1). Occupational therapy is attested […]
[non-uh-kur-uh ns, -kuhr-] /ˌnɒn əˈkɜr əns, -ˈkʌr-/ noun 1. absence or lack of .
[uh-fend] /əˈfɛnd/ verb (used with object) 1. to irritate, annoy, or anger; cause resentful displeasure in: Even the hint of prejudice offends me. 2. to affect (the sense, taste, etc.) disagreeably. 3. to violate or transgress (a criminal, religious, or moral law). 4. to hurt or cause pain to. 5. (in Biblical use) to cause […]