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1consonant/ˈkɑːnsənənt/noun
pluralconsonants
1consonant
/ˈkɑːnsənənt/
noun
pluralconsonants
Learner's definition of CONSONANT  
[count]
: a speech sound (such as /p/, /d/, or /s/) that is made by partly or completely stopping the flow of air breathed out from the mouth
: a letter that represents a consonant
especially  : any letter of the English alphabet except a, e, i, o, u, and sometimes y
— compare vowel
2consonant/ˈkɑːnsənənt/adjective
2consonant
/ˈkɑːnsənənt/
adjective
Learner's definition of CONSONANT  
[more consonant; most consonant]
formal  : in agreement with something — often + with
music  : in harmony
— opposite dissonant

— consonance

/ˈkɑːnsənəs/nounpluralconsonances
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