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phonematics

[ foh-nuh-mat-iks ]
/ ˌfoʊ nəˈmæt ɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)Chiefly British.
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Origin of phonematics

First recorded in 1935–40; see origin at phonematic, -ics
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