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apophony

[uh-pof-uh-nee] /əˈpɒf ə ni/
noun, plural apophonies.
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Origin of apophony
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; apo- + -phony
Related forms
apophonic
[ap-uh-fon-ik] /ˌæp əˈfɒn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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