any one of the parts into which a word is naturally divided when it is pronounced.
Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's
a. A unit of spoken language consisting of a single uninterrupted sound formed by a vowel, diphthong, or syllabic consonant alone, or by any of these sounds ...
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Definition of syllablenoun in Oxford Advanced Learner's
syl•la•ble /ˈsɪləbəl/USA pronunciation n. [countable]. Phoneticsan uninterrupted sound in speech having a vowel sound, or a sound nearly vowellike, ...
1A unit of pronunciation having one vowel sound, with or without surrounding consonants, forming the whole or a part of a word; for example, there are two ...