The definition of phonetic is things that are related to pronunciation.(adjective)
An example of phonetic is the word "dad" being spelled the way it sounds.
See phonetic in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ModL phoneticus < Gr phōnētikos < phōnētos, to be spoken < phōnein, to speak < phōnē, a sound: see phono-
See phonetic in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: New Latin phōnēticus, representing speech sounds
Origin: , from Greek phōnētikos, vocal
Origin: , from phōnētos, to be spoken
Origin: , from phōnein, to produce a sound
Origin: , from phōnē, sound, voice; see bhā-2 in Indo-European roots.
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