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velarize

[ vee-luh-rahyz ]
/ 藞vi l蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), ve路lar路ized, ve路lar路iz路ing.Phonetics.
to pronounce with velar articulation.
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Also especially British, ve路lar路ise .

Origin of velarize

First recorded in 1930鈥35; velar + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM velarize

ve路lar路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for velarize

velarize

velarise

/ (藞vi藧l蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
(tr) phonetics to pronounce or supplement the pronunciation of (a speech sound) with articulation at the soft palate, as in dark (l) in English tall

Derived forms of velarize

velarization or velarisation, noun
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