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nasalize

[ ney-zuh-lahyz ]
/ 藞ne瑟 z蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), na路sal路ized, na路sal路iz路ing.
to pronounce as a nasal sound.
verb (used without object), na路sal路ized, na路sal路iz路ing.
to pronounce normally oral sounds as nasal sounds.
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Also especially British, na路sal路ise .

Origin of nasalize

First recorded in 1840鈥50; nasal1 + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM nasalize

na路sal路i路za路tion, noun

Words nearby nasalize

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British Dictionary definitions for nasalize

nasalize

nasalise

/ (藞ne瑟z藢la瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to pronounce nasally

Derived forms of nasalize

nasalization or nasalisation, noun
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