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phonetic transcription

n. a transcription intended to represent each distinct speech sound with a separate symbol

Phonetic transcription

Phonetic transcription (also known as phonetic script or phonetic notation) is the visual representation of speech sounds (or phones). The most common type of phonetic transcription uses a phonetic alphabet, such as the International Phonetic Alphabet.

Usage examples of "phonetic transcription".

It was the end of the record he wanted, and he was accustomed to the phonetic transcription.