Mid-central, neutral vowel sound typically occurring in unstressed syllables in English. Symbol (?) used to represent an unstressed neutral vowel and, in some systems of phonetic transcription, a stressed mid-central vowel.

SCHWA: "The schwa is an unstressed syllable in the English language."
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