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Ode To The SchwaHow do I love thee? Let me count the schwas. Not exactly what Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote in Sonnet 43 . . . but we like it all the same. Why? Because it finally pays tribute to the most frequent vowel sound in English: the schwa. What is the schwa and how does it sound? Simply put, the schwa is a reduced vowel sound written as …
Origin of reduction division
First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for reduction division
another name for meiosis
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Medicine definitions for reduction division
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