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di•a•crit•ic



Pronunciation: (dī"u-krit'ik), [key]
n.
Also called diacrit'ical mark'. a mark, point, or sign added or attached to a letter or character to distinguish it from another of similar form, to give it a particular phonetic value, to indicate stress, etc., as a cedilla, tilde, circumflex, or macron.

adj.
1. diacritical.
2. diagnostic.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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