[ in-gres-iv ]
/ ɪnˈgrɛs ɪv /
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OTHER WORDS FROM ingressivein·gres·sive·ly, adverbin·gres·sive·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ingressive
/ (ɪnˈɡrɛsɪv) /
of or concerning ingress
(of a speech sound) pronounced with an inhalation rather than exhalation of breath
an ingressive speech sound, such as a Zulu click
Derived forms of ingressiveingressiveness, noun
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