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Definition of place of articulation

noun Phonetics.
the location at which two speech organs approach or come together in producing a speech sound, as in the contact of the tongue and the teeth to form a dental sound.
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Also called point of articulation .

Origin of place of articulation

First recorded in 1885–90
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