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affrication

[ af-ri-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌæf rɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun Phonetics.
the act or process of changing a stop sound to an affricate.
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Origin of affrication

First recorded in 1930–40; affricate + -ion
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