Meaning of articulatory feature

artic'ulatory fea'ture

Pronunciation: [key]
— Phonet. Phonet.
  1. a property of a speech sound based on its voicing or on its place or manner of articulation in the vocal tract, as voiceless, bilabial, or stop used in describing the sound (p).
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