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allophone1 British & World English

Any of the various phonetic realizations of a phoneme in a language, which do not contribute to distinctions of meaning. For example, in English an aspirated p (as in pin) and unaspirated p (as in spin) are allophones of p, whereas in ancient Greek the distinction was phonemic

allophone2 British & World English

(Especially in Quebec) an immigrant whose first language is neither French nor English

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