velarize

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verb ve·lar·ize \ˈvē-lə-ˌrīz\

Definition of velarize

velarized

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velarizing

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

Origin and Etymology of velarize

velar + -ize


First Known Use: 1915


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