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fortition

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fortition (uncountable)

  1. (linguistics) A sound change in which a consonant becomes more fortis.
  2. (obsolete) casual choice; fortuitous selection; hazard
    No mode of election operating in the spirit of fortition or rotation can be generally good. — Burke.

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