from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to features or items analyzed without considering their role as a structural unit in a system, as in behavioral science or linguistics.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to analysis of a culture from a perspective situated outside all cultures.
From (phon)etic.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From phonetic. (Wiktionary)