Definition of prosody noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    prosody

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈprɑsədi//
     
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  1. 1(technology) the patterns of sounds and rhythms in poetry; the study of this
  2. 2(phonetics) the part of phonetics that is concerned with stress and intonation as opposed to individual speech sounds
NAmE//prəˈsɑdɪk//
 
adjective
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