|labialize or labialise (ˈleɪbɪəˌlaɪz)|
|phonetics to pronounce with articulation involving rounded lips, such as for () before a close back vowel () as in English cool|
|labialise or labialise|
|'labialism or labialise|
|labiali'zation or labialise|
|labiali'sation or labialise|
in phonetics, the production of a sound with the lips rounded. Vowels, semivowels, and some consonants may be rounded. In English, examples of rounded vowels are o in "note," oo in "look," and the u sound in "rule" and "boot"; w in "well" is an example of a rounded semivowel.
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