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From Latin affricātus.

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  • IPA(key): (noun) /ˈæf.ɹɪ.kət/, /ˈæf.ɹɪ.keɪt/, /ˈæf.ɹə.kət/, /ˈæf.ɹə.keɪt/
  • IPA(key): (verb) /ˈæf.ɹɪ.keɪt/, /ˈæf.ɹə.keɪt/
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Examples (English)

affricate (plural affricates)

  1. (phonetics) A sound produced using a combination of a plosive and a fricative.
    Synonym: affricative
    Hypernym: obstruent

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affricate (third-person singular simple present affricates, present participle affricating, simple past and past participle affricated)

  1. (transitive) To produce (a plosive) as an affricate.

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affricate f

  1. plural of affricata

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Verb edit


  1. second-person plural present active imperative of affricō