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

 

suprasegmental

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌsuːprəseɡˈmentl//
 
, also BrE//ˌsjuːprəseɡˈmentl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsuːprəseɡˈmentl//
 
(phonetics)
 
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relating to features of speech such as stress and intonation as opposed to individual speech sounds
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: suprasegmental