[ uh-prok-suh-muhnt ]
/ əˈprɒk sə mənt /
an articulation in which one articulator is close to another, but not sufficiently so to form a stop or a fricative.
a sound characterized by such an articulation, as (w), (y), (r), (l), or a vowel.
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