[ ih-jek-tiv ]
/ ɪˈdʒɛk tɪv /
serving to eject.
Phonetics. (of a voiceless stop, affricate, or fricative) produced with air compressed above the closed glottis.
Phonetics. an ejective stop, affricate, or fricative.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ejectivee·jec·tive·ly, adverbnon·e·jec·tive, adjectiveun·e·jec·tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ejective
/ (ɪˈdʒɛktɪv) /
relating to or causing ejection
phonetics (of a plosive or fricative consonant, as in some African languages) pronounced with a glottal stop
phonetics an ejective consonant
Derived forms of ejectiveejectively, adverb
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