Liaison

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A type of transition between sounds, where a sound is pronounced at the end of a word if a certain context follows. It can be exemplified by linking /r/ in English: /r/ at the end of a word is not pronounced when a consonant (or no sound at all) follows, but it is pronounced when it is followed by a vowel.

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Utrecht Lexicon of Linguistics