phonetically

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

phonetic +‎ -ally

Adverb[edit]

phonetically (comparative more phonetically, superlative most phonetically)

  1. In the way it sounds, particularly: written to describe the sound rather than the dictionary spelling.
    All the hard words in this sentence have been spelled fon-et-ik-al-lee (phonetically).

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