nasalize

[ney-zuh-lahyz]Phonetics
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verb (used without object), na·sal·ized, na·sal·iz·ing.
  1. to pronounce normally oral sounds as nasal sounds.
Also especially British, na·sal·ise.

Origin of nasalize

First recorded in 1840–50; nasal1 + -ize
Related formsna·sal·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nasalize

nasalize

nasalise

verb
  1. (tr) to pronounce nasally
Derived Formsnasalization or nasalisation, noun
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