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Meaning of phonotactic

pho•no•tac•tic

Pronunciation: (fō"nu-tak'tik), [key]
— adj. Ling.
  1. of or pertaining to phonotactics:(sr) and (dl) at the beginning of words. Phonotactic constraints in English prevent the occurrence of the consonant clusters
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