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nasalize

[ney-zuh-lahyz] /ˈneɪ zəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), nasalized, nasalizing.
1.
to pronounce as a nasal sound.
verb (used without object), nasalized, nasalizing.
2.
to pronounce normally oral sounds as nasal sounds.
Also, especially British, nasalise.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; nasal1 + -ize
Related forms
nasalization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nasalised

nasalize

/ˈneɪzəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to pronounce nasally
Derived Forms
nasalization, nasalisation, noun
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