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diacritic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Letters & punctuation
diacriticdi‧a‧crit‧ic /ˌdaɪəˈkrɪtɪk/ noun [countable] technical 🔊 🔊 SLAa mark placed over, under, or through a letter in some languages, to show that the letter should be pronounced differently from the same letter without a markdiacritical adjective 🔊 diacritical marks
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