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Variant form of the pronunciation of a phoneme, which may depend on the phonetic context in which the phoneme is realised.
Example:The English phoneme /p/ has an aspirated allophone when realised at the beginning of a stressed syllable (so [ph] in pot), and an unaspirated allophone after /s/ (so [p] in spot).
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