Definition of phonetically adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    phonetically

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//fəˈnetɪkli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//fəˈnetɪkli//
     
     
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  1. 1in a way that uses special symbols to represent each different speech sound Speech can be transcribed phonetically.
  2. 2in a way that closely matches the sounds represented Because the Macedonian language is spelled phonetically (as it sounds), just about every student is fully literate by the third grade.