International-phonetic-alphabet meaning

The International Phonetic Alphabet is defined as an alphabet used across the world where each symbol represents the sounds of spoken language.

An example of a part of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is the sound of a "p" which is shown in the IPA as "/p/."

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A standard, internationally recognized set of symbols, each uniquely representing a human speech sound.
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It doesn't take long to learn the International Phonetic Alphabet when one really wants to.

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A phonetic alphabet and diacritic modifiers sponsored by the International Phonetic Association to provide a uniform and universally understood system for transcribing the speech sounds of all languages.
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