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View synonyms for nasalize

nasalize

[ ney-zuh-lahyz ]

verb (used with object)

, na·sal·ized, na·sal·iz·ing.
  1. to pronounce as a nasal sound.


verb (used without object)

, na·sal·ized, na·sal·iz·ing.
  1. to pronounce normally oral sounds as nasal sounds.

nasalize

/ ˈneɪzəˌlaɪz /

verb

  1. tr to pronounce nasally


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Derived Forms

  • ˌnasaliˈzation, noun

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Other Words From

  • nasal·i·zation noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of nasalize1

First recorded in 1840–50; nasal 1 + -ize

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