\dˈʌbə͡ljˌuː], \dˈʌbəljˌuː], \d_ˈʌ_b_əl_j_ˌuː]\
Definitions of W
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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The twenty-third letter of the English alphabet, takes its form and name from the repetition of a V, the Roman U. It is properly a vowel formed by expiration and opening of the lips, when previously fully rounded and closed. It is, however, regarded as a consonant, because it acts as such at the beginning of words and syllables, as in war, onward; because it is invariably followed by a vowel unless in the specified case of h, and because it never terminates a word unless preceded by a vowel. The terminal w is sometimes mute, as in low, know; and also the initial before r, as in write.
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