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syllable-timed

[sil-uh-buh l-tahymd] /ˈsɪl ə bəlˌtaɪmd/
adjective, Phonetics. (of a language)
1.
having a rhythm in which syllables are approximately equal in duration and thus tend to follow each other at regular intervals of time.
Compare stress-timed.
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