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Definition of phonotactics noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

phonotactics

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌfəʊnəˈtæktɪks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfoʊnəˈtæktɪks//
 
[uncountable] (linguistics)
 
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the study of the rules for the position of phonemes in a language
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: phonotactics