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stress-timed

[ stres-tahymd ]
/ ˈstrɛsˌtaɪmd /
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adjective Phonetics.(of a language)
having a rhythm in which stressed syllables tend to occur at regular intervals of time, regardless of the number of intervening unstressed syllables.
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