devocalise

devocalise (Brit.) v. make toneless; deprive of vowel quality (also devocalize)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • devocalise — /diˈvoʊkəlaɪz/ (say dee vohkuhluyz) verb (t) (devocalised, devocalising) → devoice. Also, devocalize. –devocalisation /diˌvoʊkəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say dee.vohkuhluy zayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • devocalised — devocalise (Brit.) v. make toneless; deprive of vowel quality (also devocalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • devocalises — devocalise (Brit.) v. make toneless; deprive of vowel quality (also devocalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • devocalising — devocalise (Brit.) v. make toneless; deprive of vowel quality (also devocalize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • devocalize — devocalization, n. /dee voh keuh luyz /, v.t., devocalized, devocalizing. Phonet. 1. to devoice. 2. to convert (a speech sound) from a vowel to a glide. Also, esp. Brit., devocalise. [1875 80; DE + VOCALIZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • devocalize — (Amer.) v. make toneless; deprive of vowel quality (also devocalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • devocalized — devocalize (Amer.) v. make toneless; deprive of vowel quality (also devocalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • devocalizes — devocalize (Amer.) v. make toneless; deprive of vowel quality (also devocalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • devocalizing — devocalize (Amer.) v. make toneless; deprive of vowel quality (also devocalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • devoice — /diˈvɔɪs/ (say dee voys) verb (t) (devoiced, devoicing) Phonetics to make (a voiced sound) voiceless. Also, devocalise …   Australian English dictionary

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