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noun [countable] linguistics     plosive pronunciation in British English
/ˈpləʊsɪv/
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pluralplosives
  1. a sound that you make by quickly stopping your breath leaving your mouth and then suddenly letting it go again. The sounds ‘k’, ‘p’, and ‘t’ are plosives.

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plosive

     plosive pronunciation in British English
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