subvocalization

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noun sub·vo·cal·i·za·tion \ˌsəb-ˌvō-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of subvocalization

  1. :  the act or process of inaudibly articulating speech with the speech organs

subvocalize

play \ˌsəb-ˈvō-kə-ˌlīz\ verb

First Known Use of subvocalization

1925


Medical Dictionary

subvocalization

noun sub·vo·cal·iza·tion
variants: also British

subvocalisation

\-ˌvō-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən\play

Medical Definition of subvocalization

  1. :  the act or process of inaudibly articulating speech with speech organs

subvocalize

also British

subvocalise

\-ˈvō-kə-ˌlīz\play verb

subvocalized

also British

subvocalised

;

subvocalizing

also British

subvocalising


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