Pronunciation: (sOO"pru-seg-men'tl), [key]
1. above, beyond, or in addition to a segment.
2. Ling.pertaining to or noting features of speech, as stress, pitch, and length, that accompany individual consonants and vowels and may extend over more than one such segmental element; pertaining to junctural and prosodic features.
a suprasegmental feature.
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