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gutturalize

[guht-er-uh-lahyz] /ˈgʌt ər əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), gutturalized, gutturalizing.
1.
to speak or pronounce (something) in a guttural manner.
2.
Phonetics. to change into, pronounce as, or supplement with a guttural or gutturalized sound.
verb (used without object), gutturalized, gutturalizing.
3.
to speak gutturally.
Also, especially British, gutteralise.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; guttural + -ize
Related forms
gutturalization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gutturalize

gutturalize

/ˈɡʌtərəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) (phonetics) to change into a guttural speech sound or pronounce with guttural articulation or pharyngeal constriction
2.
to speak or utter in harsh raucous tones
Derived Forms
gutturalization, gutturalisation, noun
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