denasalize

[ dee-ney-zuh-lahyz ]
/ diˈneɪ zəˌlaɪz /

verb (used with object), de·na·sal·ized, de·na·sal·iz·ing. Phonetics.

to diminish the nasal resonance of (speech or a speech sound).

Nearby words

  1. denali national park and preserve,
  2. denar,
  3. denari,
  4. denarius,
  5. denary,
  6. denationalize,
  7. denaturalize,
  8. denaturation,
  9. denature,
  10. denatured alcohol

Also especially British, de·na·sal·ise.

Origin of denasalize


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