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- another term for tone group
- ‘The last prominent syllable in a tone unit is called the tonic syllable.’
- ‘Try imitating this tone unit, making sure that you differentiate between the prominent, and non-prominent syllables.’
- ‘It places more or less equal stress on all syllables, usually with the final syllable of a tone unit somewhat lengthened.’
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