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phoneticize

[ fuh-net-uh-sahyz, foh- ]
/ fəˈnɛt əˌsaɪz, foʊ- /
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verb (used with object), pho·net·i·cized, pho·net·i·ciz·ing.
to represent (speech) in writing by means of a system in which individual symbols correspond regularly with speech sounds.
to increase the regularity of correspondence between sound and symbol in (a writing system): a proposal for a new system of phoneticized English spelling.
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Also especially British, pho·net·i·cise .

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OTHER WORDS FROM phoneticize

pho·net·i·ci·za·tion, noun
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