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weak consonant/syllable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishweak consonant/syllableweak consonant/syllableone that is not emphasized weak
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weak consonant/syllableIn this chapter we look at the general nature of weak syllables.Not all weak syllables contain, though many do.The distribution of strong and weak syllables is a subject that will be met in several later chapters.Elision is a closely related subject, and in considering intonation the difference between strong and weak syllables is also important.
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