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assimilation
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A linguistic process by which a sound becomes similar to an adjacent sound WordNet 3.0
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A linguistic process by which a sound becomes similar to an adjacent sound WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Assimilation is a sound change in which some phonemes change to be more similar to other nearby sounds. Wikipedia
A sound change process by which the phonetics of a speech segment becomes more like that of another segment in a word (or at a word boundary), so that a change of phoneme occurs. Wiktionary
Phonology: sound change process. Wiktionary (translation)