phonologize

transitive verb
pho·​nol·​o·​gize | \ fəˈnäləˌjīz \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of phonologize

: to transform (an allophonic distinction) into a phonemic distinction

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phonology + -ize

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“Phonologize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phonologize. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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