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  • n. A phonological relationship where a front vowel is found in place of a relative back vowel in an inflected form of a word.
  • n. An analogous relationship between the vowel sounds in a dialect of a language relative to the language standard or an earlier form of the language.
  • v. Present participle of front.

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