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English verb: assibilate

1. assibilate (communication) insert a sibilant sound before or after (another sound)

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)sibilate

2. assibilate (change) change into a sibilant

SamplesIn the syllable /si/, the /s/ sibilates in Japanese.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change

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