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Noun: phonetic symbol  fu'ne-tik 'sim-bul
  1. A written character used in phonetic transcription of represent a particular speech sound

Derived forms: phonetic symbols

Type of: character, grapheme, graphic symbol

Part of: phonetic alphabet, phonetic transcription, sound alphabet

Encyclopedia: Phonetic symbol