Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The art or process of representing sounds by phonetic signs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act, art, or process of representing sounds by phonetic signs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or art of representing sound by phonetic signs.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • #25 – I would surprised if that is not still a coarse Western phonetization, (though closer than “Peking”) but I have to defer to any native Mandarin speaker on that one.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Shroud of Torino

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