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One entry found for syllable.
Main Entry: syl·la·ble
Pronunciation: primarystresssil-schwa-bschwal
Function: noun
1 : a unit of spoken language that consists of one or more vowel sounds alone or with one or more consonant sounds preceding or following
2 : one or more letters (as syl, la, and ble) in a word (as syl·la·ble) usually set off from the rest of the word by a centered dot or a hyphen and treated as guides to division at the end of a line

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