[ roh-tuh-sahyz ]
/ ˈroʊ təˌsaɪz /
verb (used with object), rho·ta·cized, rho·ta·ciz·ing.
to change (a sound) to an (r); subject to rhotacism.
to pronounce (a vowel) with r-color.
verb (used without object), rho·ta·cized, rho·ta·ciz·ing.
to undergo rhotacism.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Also especially British, rho·ta·cise .
OTHER WORDS FROM rhotacizerho·ta·ci·za·tion, noun
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