Polyphone



[pol-ee-fohn] /ˈpɒl iˌfoʊn/

noun, Phonetics.
1.
a letter or symbol.
/ˈpɒlɪˌfəʊn/
noun
1.
a letter or character having more than one phonetic value, such as English c, pronounced (k) before a, o, or u or (s) before e or i

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  • Polyphonically

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  • Polyphonic-prose

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  • Polyhydroxy

    [pol-ee-hahy-drok-see] /ˌpɒl i haɪˈdrɒk si/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. containing two or more hydroxyl groups. /ˌpɒlɪhaɪˈdrɒksɪ/ adjective 1. (of a chemical compound) containing two or more hydroxyl groups per molecule Also polyhydric



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