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velarize

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verb, ve·lar·ize \ˈvē-lə-ˌrīz\

Definition of velarize

velarizedvelarizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to modify (as the \l\ of \ˈpül\ pool) by a simultaneous velar articulation



1915

First Known Use of velarize

1915


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