international phonetic alphabet

international phonetic alphabet
Usage: usually capitalized I&P&A
: ipa

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the Interˌnational Phoˌnetic ˈAlphabet 7 [International Phonetic Alphabet] noun singular (abbr. IPA)
an alphabet that is used to show the pronunciation of words in any language

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  • International Phonetic Alphabet — the set of symbols and modifiers designed, principally on the basis of articulatory considerations, to provide a consistent and universally understood system for transcribing the speech sounds of any language: devised by the International… …   Universalium

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  • International Phonetic Alphabet — noun an internationally recognized set of phonetic symbols …   English new terms dictionary

  • International Phonetic Alphabet — noun an alphabet designed to provide a consistent and universally understood system of letters and other symbols for writing the speech sounds of all languages. Abbrev.: IPA …  

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