\fɹˈɪkətˌɪv], \fɹˈɪkətˌɪv], \f_ɹ_ˈɪ_k_ə_t_ˌɪ_v]\
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- New Age Dictionary Database
By Oddity Software
- Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
By Noah Webster.
- Glossary of terms and phrases
By Henry Percy Smith
[From L.] (Lang.) A continuous consonant, for which the articulating organs are approximated during emission of breath just before the separation which completes the consonantal articulation. In English the principal fricatives are sh, zh (s in pleasure), y, r, l, n, th, s, z, f v, w, m.