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unround

[ uhn-round ]
/ ʌnˈraʊnd /
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verb (used with object) Phonetics.

to articulate (an ordinarily rounded vowel) without rounding the lips; delabialize.

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Origin of unround

First recorded in 1605–15; un-2 + round1

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