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Definition of velar adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

velar

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈviːlə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈviːlər//
 
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(of a speech sound) made by placing the back of the tongue against or near the back part of the mouth, for example /k/ or /g/ in the English words key and go

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