PHONETIC in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PHONETIC
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phonetic
 a.  of or pertaining to the voice; relating to sounds of spoken language
Classic Sentence:
1  I saw at once that I was on the right track; phonetic spelling had again misled me.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
2  Well, this isn't a phonetic job.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT III
3  And on the profits of it I do genuine scientific work in phonetics, and a little as a poet on Miltonic lines.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT I
4  It was interesting enough at first, while we were at the phonetics; but after that I got deadly sick of it.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT IV
5  The word passion means nothing else to them; and that Higgins could have a passion for phonetics and idealize his mother instead of Eliza, would seem to them absurd and unnatural.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT V
6  When Eliza referred again to her project of teaching phonetics, Higgins abated not a jot of his violent opposition to it.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT V
Example Sentence:
1  Our department has engaged a foreign teacher as phonetic adviser.
2  A list of phonetic symbols is given in the front of the dictionary.
3  In languages that have great phonetic differences, like Chinese and Japanese, they are often unrecognizable.
4  The study of phonetics is the study of the acoustic and articulator properties of speech sounds.