postvocalic

[ pohst-voh-kal-ik ]
/ ˌpoʊst voʊˈkæl ɪk /

adjective Phonetics.

immediately following a vowel.

Origin of postvocalic

First recorded in 1890–95; post- + vocalic
Related formspost·vo·cal·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for postvocalic

postvocalic

/ (ˌpəʊstvəˈkælɪk) /

adjective

phonetics following a vowel
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