close juncture

[ klohs ]
/ kloʊs /

noun Phonetics.

continuity in the articulation of two successive sounds, as in the normal transition between sounds within a word; absence of juncture (opposed to open juncture).Compare juncture(def 7), open juncture, terminal juncture.

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