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Gimson, A. C.

  1. John Wells

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0457

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Wells, J. 2012. Gimson, A. C.. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Professor Alfred Charles (A. C.) Gimson (1917–85) was the most influential British phonetician of the second half of the 20th century.


  • 20th century;
  • phonetics;
  • pronunciation