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CEDILLA

CEDILLA. A DIACRITIC used in French under the letter c to indicate a soft pronunciation (/s/ not /k/): Académie française, façade. This use may or may not be carried over into English in a borrowed word: for example, both façade and facade occur. The cedilla is also used in Portuguese, Romanian, and Turkish.

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cedilla

ce·dil·la / səˈdilə/ • n. a mark ( ¸ ) written under the letter c, esp. in French, to show that it is pronounced like an s rather than a k (e.g., façade). ∎  a similar mark under s in Turkish and other oriental languages.

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cedilla

cedilla the mark, written under c. XVI. — Sp. cedilla, now zedilla, dim. of zeda letter z.

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cedilla

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