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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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affricateaf‧fri‧cate /ˈæfrɪkət/ noun [countable] technical  SLa plosive sound such as /t/ or /d/ that is immediately followed by a fricative sound made in the same part of the mouth, such as /s/ or /ʒ/. The wordchurch’, for example, contains the affricate //.
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