Definition of phonologically in US English:



  • See phonology

    • ‘Strictly speaking, not even the vowels are phonologically autonomous in most accents of English.’
    • ‘Third, erroneous responses on expressive naming tasks by both good and poor readers are often phonologically similar to the target item.’
    • ‘Although there is considerable information about phonologically based reading disabilities, there is insufficient information about poor readers who have intact phonological skills but severe naming-speed problems.’
    • ‘The difficulty of this contrast is that the phonemes included were phonologically similar, though contrastive.’
    • ‘The list contains words that prove very difficult to recode phonologically because of the complex orthographic patterns they comprise.’