[ bahy-ley-bee-uhl ]
/ baɪˈleɪ bi əl /
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produced with the lips close together or touching: the lips touch at one phase of the production of the bilabial consonants p, b, and m; they do not for the bilabial w.
a bilabial speech sound.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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British Dictionary definitions for bilabial
/ (baɪˈleɪbɪəl) /
of, relating to, or denoting a speech sound articulated using both lips( p ) is a bilabial stop, ( w ) a bilabial semivowel
a bilabial speech sound
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