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postvocalic

[pohst-voh-kal-ik] /ˌpoʊst voʊˈkæl ɪk/
adjective, Phonetics.
1.
immediately following a vowel.
Origin of postvocalic
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; post- + vocalic
Related forms
postvocalically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for postvocalic

postvocalic

/ˌpəʊstvəˈkælɪk/
adjective
1.
(phonetics) following a vowel
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