(of a phonological feature) serving to indicate the beginning or end of each successive word in an utterance, as word-initial stress in Hungarian or penultimate stress in Polish.
- Also de·mar·ca·tion·al [dee-mahr-key-shuh-nl] /ˈdi mɑrˌkeɪ ʃə nl/ .
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How to use demarcative in a sentence
He treats the special case, cases as special as any of James', but segregated on different demarcative lines.Instigations | Ezra Pound