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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or having the nature of sound, especially speech sounds.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to sound; according to sound: as, the phonic method. See phonics.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to sound; of the nature of sound; acoustic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to sound; of the nature of sound; acoustic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to speech sounds
  • adjective pertaining to the phonic method of teaching reading
  • adjective relating to speech

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