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An additional feature in the pronunciation of a consonant (besides the actual place of articulation), such as palatalization or lip-rounding.
- ‘In these cases the one with the greater constriction is said to be the primary articulation and the one with the more open constriction is referred to as a secondary articulation.’
- ‘I'd describe the sound as a bilabial nasal with a secondary articulation and falling tone.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.