[ mon-uh f-thawng-ahyz, -gahyz, -thong- ]
/ ˈmɒn əf θɔŋˌaɪz, -ˌgaɪz, -θɒŋ- /
verb (used with object), mon·oph·thong·ized, mon·oph·thong·iz·ing.
to change into or pronounce as a monophthong.
verb (used without object), mon·oph·thong·ized, mon·oph·thong·iz·ing.
to become a monophthong.
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Also especially British, mon·oph·thong·ise.
OTHER WORDS FROM monophthongizemon·oph·thong·i·za·tion, noun
Words nearby monophthongize
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