vowel reduction

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vowel reduction (countable and uncountable, plural vowel reductions)

  1. (phonetics) Any of various changes in the acoustic quality of vowels, related to changes in stress, sonority, duration, loudness, articulation, or position in the word, and which are perceived as "weakening".